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NEBP361: Network Security Protocols

Description:Principles of computer and network security with emphasis on network security architectures and mechanisms. Topics covered include: Types of firewalls, firewall implementations, different types Virtual Private Networks, Access Control Lists, IPSEC and L2TP; Web security (SSL, TLS) and secure network design best practices.
Credit Hours.:3
Text Book: Network Security, Firewalls, and VPNS 2E by Michael Stewart
Coordinator: Hesham El-Sayed
Topics Outline:
  1. Network security risks, threats, and vulnerabilities
  2. Introduction to Cryptography Protocols and Authentication
  3. Firewall types, functions, uses, and deployment strategies
  4. VPN types, functions, uses, and deployment strategies
  5. Network-centric TCP/IP protocols and applications
  6. Layered network security strategies
  7. Secure network design
  8. Best practices and strategies for network security and incident response
  1. Identify network security threats and their countermeasures
  2. Design secure network solutions using various security devices
  3. Implement network security policies using security devices
  4. Explain the operation of security protocols at various layers of the TCP/IP network model.
  5. Describe the foundational concepts of VPNs
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Pre-requisiteNEBP310: Network Protocols
ITBP301: Security Principles and Practice
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