2020-2021 Catalog 
    Dec 05, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

CNT 250 - Securing Network Devices

Description: Advanced course on installation, configuration and operation of network security on Cisco routers and firewalls: AAA, access control, intrusion detection, NAT, and VPNs.

Prerequisites: CNT 150  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 3

Course Content:
  1. Modern network security threats
  2. Securing network devices
  3. Authentication, authorization and accounting
  4. Implementing firewall technologies
  5. Implementing intrusion prevention
  6. Securing the Local Area Network
  7. Cryptographic systems
  8. Implementing Virtual Private Networks
  9. Implementing the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
  10. Advanced Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
  11. Managing a secure network 

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Explain security threats in modern network infrastructures and how to mitigate them. (1)
  2. Secure Cisco routers. (2)
  3. Implement AAA on Cisco routers using local router database and server-based ACS or Identity Service Engine (ISE). (3)
  4. Implement firewall technologies to secure network perimeter. (4)
  5. Implement IPS to mitigate attacks on networks. (5)
  6. Secure endpoints and mitigate common Layer 2 attacks. (6)
  7. Secure communications to ensure integrity, authenticity, and confidentiality. (7)
  8. Implement secure Virtual Private Networks. (8)
  9. Implement an ASA firewall configuration using the CLI. (9)
  10. Implement an ASA firewall configuration and VPNs using ASDM. (10)
  11. Test network security and create a technical security policy. (11)