Wireshark is a widely used open source tool to profile and monitor
network traffic and analyze packets. It basically lets you control,
capture, and dynamically browse the traffic running on the
organization's network. This video will teach you about the new
Wireshark 2, with enhanced features to help you protect your
organization in a better way.
We'll start with brushing up on the various network protocols, OSI
layers, and the role of Wireshark. We'll show you the importance of
analyzing the network, as if ignored, this can lead to a catastrophe.
Then we introducing you to Wireshark 2 and demonstrate its installation
The major update in Wireshark 2 was in the interface, so we will
expose you to the rich new user interface and show you how it's better
than the previous version. Moving ahead, we'll focus on Wireshark's core
functionalities such as Packet Analysis, IP filtering, and Protocol
filters. You'll see how Wireshark 2 can be used to secure your network.
Finally, we'll focus on Packet Analysis for security tasks, command-line
utilities, and tools that manage trace files.
About The Author
Alex Kuzmenko, the author of this course, has more than 16 years of engineering hands-on experience in Telecom field. He has used Wireshark for mobile network integration, testing, and troubleshooting for more than 5 years in his job in Ericsson, North America. He also had 6 years of technical training experience preparing and conducting courses related to mobile packet networks in Europe and Asia.