Wireshark - Firebrand's training for WCNA Certification

Duration

Duration:

Only 3 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

12/9/2022 (Monday)

Overview

Learn how to use Wireshark to identify the most common causes of performance problems in TCP/IP communications - in just 3 days – with Firebrand’s training for Wireshark's WCNA certification.

With over 500,000 downloads every month, Wireshark has cornered the network analysis market. On Firebrand’s accelerated WCNA certification course, you’ll prove you have the knowledge needed to capture network traffic, analyse the results and identify performance or security anomalies. You’ll also learn:

  • Traffic capturing techniques and traffic filtering
  • How to apply configuration changes and to assist interpretation
  • Traffic analysis
  • Troubleshooting with Wireshark to analyse performance problems

You’ll get the knowledge you need to take the official Wireshark WCNA exam, which you’ll sit onsite at the end of your accelerated course. This exam is covered by your Certification Guarantee. 

Expand your existing networking knowledge; the Wireshark WCNA is ideal for holders of the CISSP, CCIE, CCNP, Network+ and Security+ certifications.

Benefits

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 100,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts

Curriculum

Introduction

  • Introducing and installing Wireshark
  • Overview of network analysis

Traffic capture

  • Capturing traffic
  • Applying traffic filters
  • Configuring preferences
  • Colourising traffic

Interpretation

  • Interpreting data
  • Analysing statistics
  • Following streams
  • Profile creation
  • How to save and export captures

Protocol analysis (the following protocols will be included):

  • TCP/IP
  • DNS
  • ARP
  • IPv4
  • 6 ICMP
  • DHCP
  • HTTP
  • FTP
  • Mail protocols

Additional protocols

  • Wireless LAN capture and analysis
  • Voice capture and analysis
  • Creating baselines

Troubleshooting

  • Analysing performance problems with Wireshark
  • Network forensics
  • Malicious traffic detection
  • Working from the command line

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • Wireshark WCNA certification exam

Your Wireshark WCNA certification lasts for three years from the date of your exam completion.

20 Continuing Professional Education credits are required yearly to maintain your certification. These can be attained through the Wireshark online portal.

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, you should possess a good understanding of TCP/IP and associated protocols.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

Reviews

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"Intense, clear and lots of fun, highly recommend."
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"The instructor did a good work in delivering the material. Very helpful and willing to go the extra mile to support the students."
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"It is was proper challenge, but the instructor provided the content with a flamboyant and upbeat style and despite the sometimes try nature of the material, the instructor was able to keep us all well engaged. Probably the best trainer I have had."
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