Network and Internet Security


Units: 12

Description: This course emphasizes practical employment of network security. Topics in this course will provide: • A working knowledge of the need to design networks to— o properly support an organization, o properly accommodate networking protocols, and o properly secure an organization’s cyber assets through its network infrastructure

Learning Outcomes: • Specific topics covered include: o Application of security principles to computer networking o The OSI and TCP/IP models of network communication o Network security at different layers of the OSI and TCP/IP models o Enterprise systems for AAA o Securing Virtual Machine and cloud-based IT infrastructures o Designing networks on selected protocols to support business operations while maintaining identified levels of network security o Supporting secondary network connectivity (wireless, VPNs, BYOD devices, partner networks, cross-domain and other connectivity types) o Designing networks to support Resiliency Management, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery and other principles to avoid network failures that negatively impact the organization’s ability to deliver on its core mission o Methods to prevent, detect and respond to security breaches, including the role of Incident Response Teams.

Prerequisites: 95-752

Syllabus: 95-758_Network_and_Internet_Security_Syllabus_F18.pdf