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Wireshark - Firebrand's training for Wireshark's Certified Network Analyst (WCNA)

Duration

Duration:

Only 3 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

8/2/2021 (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 Certified Network Analyst (WCNA).

With over 500,000 downloads every month, Wireshark has cornered the network analysis market. On Firebrand’s accelerated WCNA 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 Certified Network Analyst (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.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online Wireshark WCNA courses
  2. You'll be Wireshark WCNA certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be Wireshark WCNA trained in record time
  3. Our Wireshark WCNA course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass Wireshark WCNA 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 Wireshark WCNA 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 Wireshark WCNA 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 76,859 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

Benefits

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

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 Certified Network Analyst (WCNA) 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

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 76,859 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.73% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

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James Cox, ClinisSys Solutions. (28/9/2020 (Monday) to 1/10/2020 (Thursday))

"Excellent setup. By far the most intensive way to study."
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"This course gave me a broad insight in the workings and possibilities around working with Azure DevOps, Azure and DevOps strategies."
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"Great courses and wonderful setup!"
Bevan Miller, Firebrand Training Limited. (17/8/2020 (Monday) to 22/8/2020 (Saturday))

"Great Facilities and Tutor! Huge industry experience."
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