2018-01-18 - TRAFFIC ANALYSIS EXERCISE - "MARS SMART"

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SCREENPLAY

EDWARD and CAROL are flush with money from several high-profile investors.  Unfortunately, their original business proposal fell apart.  They're currently brainstorming ideas for a new company.

 

EDWARD
You know, if humans ever set foot on the planet Mars, we'll need to be smart about it.
CAROL
Go on...
EDWARD
I propose we start a business called "Mars Smart" that targets astronauts and anyone who intents to visit the red planet.
CAROL
That doesn't seem like a very good business idea.
EDWARD
But I've already made a sign for it.  Just look at this!

 

CAROL
That says "Mars Mart" dot com, not "Mars Smart" dot com.  And it's on a piece of cardboard, you big dummy!

 

EDWARD scratches his head sheepishly.

EDWARD
I probably should've checked with you before I had our IT department set up the company network.

 

CAROL wonders what other blunders EDWARD has made.

 

YOUR TASK

Based on the pcap, figure out what other blunder Edward has made.  Do a quick incident report that includes the following info:

 

ANSWERS

 

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