This book is about networking. It is an explanation of protocols seen running on every single network, the content of which is supported by packet captures and analysis. Each chapter will explain the protocol, the fields displayed in the packet and some other tidbits such as where it came from and operation basics. Each chapter will also have sections for security risks and mitigation. The topics covered in this book include Models, Ethernet, IP, Masking, ARP, ICMP and Equipment.
Bruce is a faculty member in the Network, Security and Systems Administration (NSSA) Department in the Golisano College of Computing and Information Science (GCCIS) at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in Rochester, New York. He splits his time between teaching, projects and writing.