From corporate America to the local town’s little league, we rely on digital networks to communicate, store information, and conduct transactions. Securing these networks is critical to prevent cyber-attacks and thwart any criminal activity. Network Security encompasses a multitude of techniques and methodologies. For this unit’s discussion, we want to explore packet sniffers.
- Define what a packet sniffer is.
- How do these packet sniffers work?
- How are packet sniffers used to prevent Network attacks?
- Research a specific packet sniffer and explain its features.