cyb140 | undergraduate
Computer Network Defense Part 2
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Physical and Host Security
- Determine the need for physical security of systems and networks.
- Compare various physical security controls.
- Describe the threats specific to individual hosts.
- Describe the minimum security baseline requirements for various operating systems (Windows, Mac, Linux).
- Describe and contrast the minimum security baseline requirements for different types of servers.
- Describe and contrast the minimum security baseline requirements for different types of applications.
- Identity the unique security baseline requirements for virtualized hosts.
- Compare standard host security requirements.
Secure Firewall Configuration, Deployment, and Management
- Analyze five different types of firewalls and their respective strengths and weaknesses.
- Detail the steps to configure a firewall.
- Evaluate how to deploy and manage the appropriate firewall solution for a network.
Secure IDS Configuration, Deployment, and Management
- Describe the different types of intrusions.
- Distinguish how intrusion-prevention and intrusion-detection systems are designed and operate.
- Illustrate deployment strategies for preventing and detecting intrusion.
- Describe the role of wireless intrusion prevention systems.
Secure VPN Configuration, Deployment, and Management
- Examine various VPN configurations, such as PPTP and L2TP.
- Illustrate the protection mechanisms that a VPN provides.
- Elaborate on how a typical VPN is configured and deployed within a network.
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