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Practical Packet Analysis, 2nd Edition by Chris Sanders

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Packet Analysis Resources

From Wireshark’s home page to courses and blogs, many resources for packet analysis are available. I’ll list a few of my favorites here.

Wireshark Home Page

The foremost resource for everything related to Wireshark is its home page, at http://www.wireshark.org/. The home page includes the software documentation, a very helpful wiki that contains sample capture files, and sign-up information for the Wireshark mailing list.

SANS Security Intrusion Detection In-Depth Course

As a SANS mentor, I’m slightly biased, but I don’t think there is a better packet analysis course on the planet than SANS SEC 503, Intrusion Detection In-Depth. This class focuses on the security aspects of packet analysis. Even if you aren’t focused on security, ...

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