A new book by Arthur Salmon has been announced by Packt Publishing. The book is titled “Hands-On Network Forensics: Investigate network attacks and find evidences using common network forensic tools”, and is expected to be released on February 11, 2019.
Network forensics is a sub-set of digital forensics which deals with network attacks and its investigation. In the era of network attacks and malware threat, it becomes extremely important to have skills to investigate the attack evidence and vulnerabilities prevailing in the network.
The book starts covering the core concepts within network forensics. This includes coding, networking concepts, forensics tools, and methodologies for forensic investigations. Then you explore the tools that are used for network forensics. You will also understand how to those tools to a PCAP file and write the accompanying report. Besides this, you will understand how Statistical Flow Analysis, Network Enumeration, Tunneling & Encryption & Detecting Malware can be used to investigate your network. Towards the end, you will see how network correlation works and how to overall bringing all the information from the different type of network devices together.
By the end of this book, you will have hands-on experience performing forensics analysis tasks.