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SECB432: Networks Security Lab

Description:This laboratory course provides hands-on experience that covers a broad spectrum of state-of-the-art network security practical solutions, their implementation details, verification steps, and testing procedures. Main topics include: security features of network devices such as routers and switches; authentication, authorization, and auditing models; best practices of access control security policies; stateful and application firewalls; intrusion detection, prevention, and response systems; network threats and attacks.
Credit Hours.:1
Text Book: Network Security Technologies and Solutions (CCIE Professional Development Series) by Yusuf Bhaiji
Coordinator: Kadhim Hayawi
Topics Outline:
  1. Basic router Security.
  2. Authentication, Authorization and Auditing model.
  3. Border router security.
  4. Switching security.
  5. Stateful firewall access control security policy.
  6. Application layer firewall using Modular Policy Framework.
  7. Signature based Intrusion Prevention Systems.
  8. Common attack types.
  9. Intrusion prevention systems and custom signatures.
  10. Intrusion detection systems with active response.
Outcomes:
  1. Gain hands-on experience in configuring the security features of network devices.
  2. Identify common network threats and attack vectors.
  3. Deploy and apply Layer 2 and layer 3 attack mitigation techniques.
  4. Implement packet filters, stateful firewalls, and application layer firewalls.
  5. Monitor and analyze network activity and security incidents using intrusion detection and prevention systems.
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Co-requisite SECB455: Intrusion Detection and Response
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