You are a Network and security engineer for the XYZ Consulting Corporation, which is a leading network designer and security provider for the small-scale offices. As the Network and security engineer you are required to perform the following tasks.
Task 1: Propose a network design for small scale office (Ex: Business type, departments, building plan). You are free to assume the name of the office and number of staffs
➢ Purpose of the Project
➢ Network overview (ex: connecting PCs, subnetworks, servers or wi-fi networks)
• Explain briefly about the device used.
➢ Requirements of the project including network diagram
• Draw and explain the proposed network diagram
• Design a network using packet tracer. Configure routers, switches and end devices you have used. Test your network by pinging end devices across different departments.
➢ What are the common attacks plaguing your network? How to prevent from attacking your network?
➢ Critically analyse possible security issues in your network and suggest some prevention techniques.
Task 2: Use Wireshark to Capture, Filter and Inspect Packets
➢ Install Wireshark and start a sample capture using your wireless interface. Save your capture file on the desktop with name_studentID.pcap (Example: jack_451245.pcap), and close Wireshark. Provide a screenshot in your report.
➢ Open your name_studentID.pcap capture file in Wireshark and check how many packets you captured in total?
➢ Which pane displays information about packet details and explain what information’s are available?
➢ Which pane displays information in the HEX and ASCII form for each packet you've captured? Explain