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Chapter 18 Objectives The Following CompTIA Network+ Exam Objectives Are Covered in This Chapter: 5.2 Explain the purpose of network scanners Packet sniffers Intrusion detection software Intrusion prevention software Port scanners 5.3 Given a scenario, utilize appropriate hardware tools Cable testers, TDR, OTDR Protocol analyzer Certifiers Multimeter, Toner probe Butt set, Punch-down tool Cable stripper, Snips Voltage event recorder Temperature monitor 2
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Network Scanners 3 Network scanner has become a broad term often referring to a family of tools used to analyze our networks Network scanners refer mainly to these three tools: Packet sniffers Intrusion Detection System / Intrusion Prevention System (IDS/IPS) software Port scanners
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Network Scanners 4 Packet Sniffers Packet sniffers actually look inside every packet on a network segment. Packet sniffers come in many flavors, and some of them, like Microsoft’s Network Monitor (NetMon) or Wireshark, are even free The basic purpose of packet sniffers (or a network analyzer) is to collect and analyze individual packets captured on a specific network segment to determine if problems like bottlenecks, retransmissions, and security breaches are present.
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Network Scanners 5 Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software (IDS/IPS)
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  • Spring '10
  • NA
  • Transmission Control Protocol, hardware tools, Electronic test equipment, Packet analyzer, Nmap, Time-domain reflectometer

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