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SECB499: Special Topics in Information Security

Description:Introduction to the most cutting-edge security solutions and methodologies available to security professionals nowadays. This course helps student understand and implement current, state-of-the-art network security technologies to ensure secure data transfers throughout the network infrastructure. It is divided into four parts mapping to Cisco network security portfolio: Perimeter Security, Identity Security and Access Management, Data Privacy and Security monitoring.
Credit Hours.:3
Text Book: Network Security Technologies and Solutions, Yusuf Bhaiji, Cisco Press 2008.
Coordinator: Ezedin Barka
Topics Outline:
  1. Traffic Filtering
  2. Security features on Switches
  3. Router Security
  4. Firewall
  5. Attack Vectors and Mitigation Techniques
  6. Securing Management Access
  7. Network Admission Control
  8. IPSEC VPN ? L2L and RA
  9. Dynamic Multipoint VPN
  10. Security Monitoring and Correlation
Outcomes:
  1. Secure network infrastructures by deploying identity-based access control.
  2. Apply layer2, layer3, and layer7 mitigation techniques.
  3. Explain attack vectors
  4. Implement IPsec VPN and DMVPN.
  5. Prevent several types of malicious behaviors that can compromise the security and trust of the network.
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Pre-requisiteITBP301: Security Principles and Practice
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