Which of the following BEST allows Pete, a security administrator, to determine the type, source, and flags of
the packet traversing a network for troubleshooting purposes?
Web security gateways
A Protocol Analyzer is a hardware device or more commonly a software program used to capture network data
communications sent between devices on a network. By capturing and analyzing the packets, Pete will be able
to determine the type, source, and flags of the packets traversing a network for troubleshooting purposes.
Well known software protocol analyzers include Message Analyzer (formerly Network Monitor) from Microsoft
and Wireshark (formerly Ethereal).