Instant Wireshark Starter

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A quick and easy guide to getting started with network analysis using Wireshark
Overview Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results. Documents key features and tasks that can be performed using Wireshark. Covers details of filters, statistical analysis, and other important tasks. Also includes advanced topics like decoding captured data, name resolution, and reassembling
In Detail
Wireshark is by far the most popular network traffic analyzing tool.
It not only provides an interface for traffic capture but also provides a rich platform for an in-depth analysis of the traffic. The GUI provides a very user friendly and interactive media that simplifies the process of network forensics. This concise book provides a perfect start to getting hands-on with packet analysis using Wireshark.
Instant Wireshark Starter is the perfect guide for new learners who are willing to dive into the world of computer networks. Walking you through from the very start, it transitions smoothly to cover core topics like filters, decoding packets, command line tools, and more. It covers every inch of Wireshark in a concise and comprehensive manner.
Instant Wireshark Starter has been designed keeping basic learners in mind. After initial setup, the book leads you through your first packet capture followed by some core topics like analyzing the captured traffic and understanding filters.
You will then be guided through more detailed topics like the decoding of captured packets, generating graphs based on statistics, and name resolution. Finally the book concludes by providing information about further references and official sources to learn more about the tool.
What you will learn from this book Learn how to effectively utilize Wireshark. Capture and decode data packets. Understand protocol representation in Wireshark alongside statistical analysis. Implement display and capture filters. Import and export capture files.
Approach
Get to grips with a new technology, understand what it is and what it can do for you, and then get to work with the most important features and tasks. Written as a practical guide, Wireshark Starter will show you all you need to know to effectively capture and analyze network traffic.
Who this book is written for
This book is specially designed for new learners who are willing to dive deeper into network analysis using Wireshark. It requires a basic understanding of network protocols and their implementation and is equally handy for network administrators, forensic experts, and network penetration testers.

Grid and Cluster Computing

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Grid Computing and Cluster Computing are advanced topics and latest trends in computer science that find a place in the computer science and information technology curricula of many engineering institutes and universities today. Divided into two parts—Part I, Grid Computing and Part II, Cluster Computing—, this compact and concise text strives to make the concepts of grid computing and cluster computing comprehensible to the students through its fine presentation and accessible style. Part I of the book enables the student not only to understand the concepts involved in grid computing but also to build their own grids for specific applications.

Similarly, as today supercomputers are being built using cluster computing architectures, Part II provides an insight into the basic principles involved in cluster computing and equips the readers with the knowledge to build their own clusters in-house.
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Network Security and Intrusion Attacks: The World of DDOS

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Network security is an open area of applied concepts of computer sciences that has gained a lot of attention over past few years. Intrusion attacks particularly Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) have become one of the greatest threats to the network security. To assess the network security and to deduce precautionary measures it is important to analyze how much a network is vulnerable to such intrusion attacks. The research covered in this book demonstrates a simulated flood based DDOS attack on a university network.With the help of obtained graphical results, behavior of the network under intrusion attacks is analyzed to assess vulnerability and survivability of the network. On the basis of our analysis countermeasures and possible enhancements to improve the network security against such intrusions are highlighted. We consider this book as a first step towards our future work regarding intrusion detection and prevention system design.

Dissecting the Hack: The V3rb0t3n Network

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Dissecting the Hack: The V3rb0t3n Network ventures further into cutting-edge techniques and methods than its predecessor, Dissecting the Hack: The F0rb1dd3n Network. It forgoes the basics and delves straight into the action, as our heroes are chased around the world in a global race against the clock. The danger they face will forever reshape their lives and the price they pay for their actions will not only affect themselves, but could possibly shake the foundations of an entire nation.

The book is divided into two parts. The first part, entitled "The V3rb0t3n Network," continues the fictional story of Bob and Leon, two hackers caught up in an adventure in which they learn the deadly consequence of digital actions. The second part, "Security Threats Are Real" (STAR), focuses on these real-world lessons and advanced techniques, as used by characters in the story. This gives the reader not only textbook knowledge, but real-world context around how cyber-attacks may manifest.
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Hacker’s Challenge : Test Your Incident Response Skills Using 20 Scenarios

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Mike Schiffman has hit upon a great formula for Hacker's Challenge. Rather than try to research, fully understand, and adequately explain attacks that have taken place on other people's networks–the approach taken by too many writers of books about computer security–Schiffman lets network administrators and security experts tell their stories first-hand. This is good. What's better is that Schiffman has edited each of their war stories into two sections: one that presents the observations the sysadmin or security consultant made at the time of the attack, and another (in a separate part of the book) that ties the clues together and explains exactly what was going on. The challenge in the title is for you to figure out what the bad guys were doing–and how best to stop them–before looking at the printed solution. Let's call this book what it is: an Encyclopedia Brown book for people with an interest in network security.

It doesn't really matter, from a value-for-money standpoint, whether your skills are up to the challenge or not. The accounts of intrusions–these are no-kidding, real-life attacks that you can probably learn from, by the way–are written like chapters from a novel (though log file listings, network diagrams, and performance graphs appear alongside the narrative text). Recall every time you've seen a movie or read a book with computer scenes so technically inaccurate they made you wish for a writer with a clue. Schiffman and Hacker's Challenge is what you wished for. –David Wall
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