Security has always been an important component in being a Network Engineer. Today’s Internet of Things (IoT) and the growing number of cyber attacks has made it even more crucial. Because of this, I’ve decided to go back into the Security realm of certification coursework and exams. It has been over a decade since I […]
One of the first things both attackers and defenders do is to reconnoiter the network that they are attacking or defending. “Time spent on reconnaissance is seldom wasted.” – Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley. This is true in cybersecurity just like war. We must know what we’re defending if we have any hope of defending it.
Given a scenario, analyze the results of a network reconnaissance. CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) Certification Exam Objectives Version 3.0 While gathering the reconnaissance about a network, the data must be turned into actionable information. The first type of analysis is the point in time analysis. Sources for such analysis may include packet captures, Netflow and […]
Given a network-based threat, implement or recommend the appropriate response and countermeasure. CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) Certification Exam Objectives Version 3.0 For this objective we will explore some potential countermeasures and controls to help secure a network and what kinds of attacks they may thwart. Network Segmentation One of the most basic things that can […]