This chapter explores network fundamentals, common hacks and attacks, and incident response. It covers both network security and investigative tools. Network evidence and challenges are also addressed.
Local Area Network
Wide Area Network
Intrusion Detection System
Distributed Denial of Service
“Detection is, or ought to be, an exact science …”
—Sherlock Holmes in the Sign of the Four
Information in this chapter
• Networking Fundamentals
• Types of Networks
• Network Security Tools
• Network Attacks
• Incident Response
• Network Evidence and Investigations
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