Posted on 18 Apr 2018 3:47 PM

The National CyberWatch Center is offering a FREE 2-day course on Traffic Analysis for Cybersecurity! The first 25 people that register and complete the course will receive a $200 stipend. 

Dates, Time, Location

May 30-31, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET. Location: Online (Zoom)


Casey W. O'Brien is the Executive Director and Principal Investigator of the National CyberWatch Center, a cybersecurity education, and research consortium focused on advancing cybersecurity education and strengthening the national cybersecurity workforce. Casey has more than 20 years of industry experience in information security and large-scale IT implementation and project management in challenging and cutting-edge environments.

Course Description

This 2-day online course will provide an in-depth look at the core TCP/IP protocols (with a focus on layers 2-4 and DNS) that comprise today’s converged technologies and state-of-the-art networks. Students will also learn the functionality and fundamentals of both command line and GUI protocol analyzers and use these tools to analyze both core TCP/IP protocols and security-related traffic captures including, but not limited to:

  • Network/host-based scans
  • Vulnerability scans
  • Password cracking attempts
  • Man-in-the-Middle (MITM) attacks
  • and more!

This course is taught in both lecture and hands-on formats. Upon completion of the course, learners will receive all instructional materials (lecture slides, hands-on lab exercises, trace files) and guidance on how to incorporate them into their classes.

The first 25 registrants that complete the course will receive a $200 stipend.


The course is FREE, as part of funding from the National Security Agency Grant # H98230-17-1-0231

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