This course focuses on the utilization of hardware and software components to create a perimeter of defense around a local area network. Students will learn how to effectively identify security goals and create a security policy. Security components discussed include firewalls, packet filtering, authentication, proxy servers, encryption, virtual private networks, log file maintenance and intrusion protection systems.
Prerequisite: NETW 170 "C" or better or instructor consent and NETW 145 "C" or better or instructor consent
Textbook information is available at http://www.bhc.edu/on-campus/bookstore/ You will need to know the BHC course number Example: NETW 280 and section: 100
Upon successful completion of this course, the student shall be able to demonstrate the following skills: A. Explain network threats, mitigation techniques, and the basics of securing a network B. Secure administrative access on Cisco routers C. Secure administrative access with AAA D. Implement firewall technologies to secure the network perimeter E. Configure IPS to mitigate attacks on the network F. Describe LAN security considerations and implement endpoint and Layer 2 security features G. Describe methods for implementing data confidentiality and integrity H. Implement secure virtual private networks I. Implement an ASA firewall configuration using the CLI J. Implement an ASA firewall configuration and VPNs using ASDM K. Test network security and create a technical security policy
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