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Introduction to IP Security

Key Information

  • Level: Intermediate (Level 2)
  • Duration: 2 Day Course
  • Delivery: Instructor led with demos
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A basic understanding of IP networks and applications is useful but not essential

Outline and Objectives:

As the IP protocol and Internet applications have begun to dominate public as well enterprise networks, the vulnerability of these open protocols has led to many security incidents, and concerns over the impact of successful attacks. This course gives a broad treatment of security in IP networks and systems, covering policies practices and certifications, the approach, types of attack and tools attackers typically use to target systems, and the security devices and protocols available as countermeasures to these attacks

Who Should Attend:

This course is aimed at security professionals, product managers, network engineers, operations staff, and anyone who needs to understand quickly and concisely the threats to public networks, the techniques which can be used to secure them, and the standards and policies which can be applied

Course Contents:

  • Security Policies and Certifications (ISO 27000 series, CISSP, CLAS, etc)
  • Approaches Used by Attackers: Foot-printing, Scanning, Enumeration
  • Types of Attack: Denial of Service (DoS), Distributed DoS (DDoS), Applications
  • Vulnerable Protocols and Testing Techniques
  • Platform Hardening
  • Network Security Devices: Firewalls, Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems
  • Cryptographic Security Techniques
  • Secure Authentication Protocols: CHAP, Kerberos, PKI, EAP, DIAMETER
  • Secure Transport Protocols: IPSec, SSL, TLS and SSH

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