Network Security Essentials

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Lessons

28+ Lessons | 56+ Exercises | 66+ Quizzes | 282+ Flashcards | 282+ Glossary of terms

TestPrep

Hand on lab

29+ LiveLab | 00+ Minutes

Lessons 1: Preface

  • What’s New in the Sixth Edition
  • Objectives
  • Support of ACM/IEEE Computer Science Curricula 2013
  • Plan of the Text
  • Projects and other Student Exercises
  • Relationship to Cryptography and Network Security
  • Acknowledgments

Lessons 2: Introduction

  • Computer Security Concepts
  • The OSI Security Architecture
  • Security Attacks
  • Security Services
  • Security Mechanisms
  • Fundamental Security Design Principles
  • Attack Surfaces and Attack Trees
  • A Model for Network Security
  • Standards
  • Review Questions, and Problems

Lessons 3: Symmetric Encryption and Message Confidentiality

  • Symmetric Encryption Principles
  • Symmetric Block Encryption Algorithms
  • Random and Pseudorandom Numbers
  • Stream Ciphers and RC4
  • Cipher Block Modes of Operation
  • Review Questions, and Problems

Lessons 4: Public-Key Cryptography and Message Authentication

  • Approaches to Message Authentication
  • Secure Hash Functions
  • Message Authentication Codes
  • Public-Key Cryptography Principles
  • Public-Key Cryptography Algorithms
  • Digital Signatures
  • Review Questions, and Problems

Lessons 5: Key Distribution and User Authentication

  • Remote User Authentication Principles
  • Symmetric Key Distribution Using Symmetric Encryption
  • Kerberos
  • Key Distribution Using Asymmetric Encryption
  • X.509 Certificates
  • Public-Key Infrastructure
  • Federated Identity Management
  • Review Questions, and Problems

Lessons 6: Network Access Control and Cloud Security

  • Network Access Control
  • Extensible Authentication Protocol
  • IEEE 802.1X Port-Based Network Access Control
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Security Risks and Countermeasures
  • Data Protection in the Cloud
  • Cloud Security as a Service
  • Addressing Cloud Computing Security Concerns
  • Review Questions, and Problems

Lessons 7: Transport-Level Security

  • Web Security Considerations
  • Transport Layer Security
  • HTTPS
  • Secure Shell (SSH)
  • Review Questions, and Problems

Lessons 8: Wireless Network Security

  • Wireless Security
  • Mobile Device Security
  • IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Overview
  • IEEE 802.11i Wireless LAN Security
  • Review Questions, and Problems

Lessons 9: Electronic Mail Security

  • Internet Mail Architecture
  • E-mail Formats
  • E-mail Threats and Comprehensive E-mail Security
  • S/MIME
  • Pretty Good Privacy
  • DNSSEC
  • DNS-Based Authentication of Named Entities
  • Sender Policy Framework
  • Domainkeys Identified Mail
  • Domain-Based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance
  • Review Questions, and Problems

Lessons 10: IP Security

  • Ip Security Overview
  • Ip Security Policy
  • Encapsulating Security Payload
  • Combining Security Associations
  • Internet Key Exchange
  • Cryptographic Suites
  • Review Questions, And Problems

Lessons 11: Malicious Software

  • Types of Malicious Software (Malware)
  • Advanced Persistent Threat
  • Propagation—Infected Content—Viruses
  • Propagation—Vulnerability Exploit—Worms
  • Propagation—Social Engineering—Spam e-mail, Trojans
  • Payload—System Corruption
  • Payload—Attack Agent—Zombie, Bots
  • Payload—Information Theft—Keyloggers, Phishing, Spyware
  • Payload—Stealthing—Backdoors, Rootkits
  • Countermeasures
  • Distributed Denial of Service Attacks
  • Review Questions, and Problems

Lessons 12: Intruders

  • Intruders
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Password Management
  • Review Questions, and Problems

Lessons 13: Firewalls

  • The Need for Firewalls
  • Firewall Characteristics and Access Policy
  • Types of Firewalls
  • Firewall Basing
  • Firewall Location and Configurations
  • Review Questions, and Problems

Lessons 14: Network Management Security

  • Basic Concepts of SNMP
  • SNMPv1 Community Facility
  • SNMPv3
  • Recommended Reading
  • References
  • Review Questions, and Problems

Lessons 15: Legal and Ethical Aspects

  • Cybercrime and Computer Crime
  • Intellectual Property
  • Privacy
  • Ethical Issues
  • Recommended Reading
  • References
  • Review Questions, and Problems

Lessons 16: SHA-3

  • The Origins of SHA-3
  • Evaluation Criteria for SHA-3
  • The Sponge Construction
  • The SHA-3 Iteration Function f
  • Recommended Reading and Referencess
  • Review Questions, and Problems

Appendix A: Some Aspects of Number Theory

  • Prime and Relatively Prime Numbers
  • Modular Arithmetic

Appendix B: Projects for Teaching Network Security

  • Research Projects
  • Hacking Project
  • Programming Projects
  • Laboratory Exercises
  • Practical Security Assessments
  • Firewall Projects
  • Case Studies
  • Writing Assignments
  • Reading/Report Assignments

Appendix C: Standards and Standard-Setting Organizations

  • The Importance of Standards
  • Internet Standards and the Internet Society
  • The National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • The International Telecommunication Union
  • The International Organization for Standardization
  • Significant Security Standards and Documents

Appendix D: TCP/IP and OSI

  • Protocols And Protocol Architectures
  • The TCP/IP Protocol Architecture
  • The Role Of An Internet Protocol
  • IPV4
  • IPV6
  • The OSI Protocol Architecture

Appendix E: Pseudorandom Number Generation

  • Prng Requirements
  • Pseudorandom Number Generation Using a Block Cipher
  • Pseudorandom Number Generation Using Hash Functions and MACs

Appendix F: Kerberos Encryption Techniques

  • Password-To-Key Transformation
  • Propagating Cipher Block Chaining Mode

Appendix G: Data Compression Using ZIP

  • Compression Algorithm
  • Decompression Algorithm

Appendix H: PGP

  • Notation
  • Operational Description
  • Cryptographic Keys And Key Rings
  • Public-Key Management
  • Pgp Random Number Generation

Appendix I: The International Reference Alphabet

Appendix J: The Base Rate Fallacy

  • Conditional Probability and Independence
  • Bayes’ Theorem
  • The Base-Rate Fallacy Demonstrated
  • References

Appendix K: Radix-64 Conversion

Lessons 28: References

Hands-on LAB Activities

Symmetric Encryption and Message Confidentiality

  • Configuring a Wireless AP
  • Establishing a SSH Connection
  • Observing an SHA256-Generated Hash Value
  • Examining Asymmetric Encryption
  • Observing an MD5-Generated Hash Value
  • Generating a Symmetric Key
  • Performing Symmetric Encryption

Key Distribution and User Authentication

  • Examining Kerberos Settings
  • Examining PKI Certificates

Wireless Network Security

  • Exploiting SNMP
  • Securing a Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Creating a Network Policy for 802.1X
  • Using a Wireless AP for MAC Address Filtering

Electronic Mail Security

  • Configuring DNS Information

IP Security

  • Configuring an IPsec Policy

Malicious Software

  • Creating a Remote Access Trojan (RAT)
  • Installing Antivirus Software
  • Configuring IPSec
  • Testing an Antivirus Program
  • Simulating a DoS Attack
  • Simulating the DDoS Attack

Intruders

  • Understanding Local Privilege Escalation
  • Setting Up a Honeypot
  • Performing Intrusion Detection Using Zeek

Firewalls

  • Using Windows Firewall
  • Whitelisting an IP Address in the Windows Firewall
  • Creating Outbound and Inbound Rules for a Firewall

Network Management Security

  • Configuring SNMPv2c
  • Configuring SNMPv3
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Self Paced

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