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Network Security Administration 1 COMP 7006

Computer Systems Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

Introduction to networking and cross platform file sharing using Win32 and Linux tools. Students will learn the basics of NFS, SAMBA, Apache, NIS and DHCP. In depth coverage of TCP/IP and "real world" network traffic analysis using tools such as packet sniffers and tcpdump. Introduction to intrusion detection, attacks and defences.


  • Acceptance into the Bachelor of Technology in Computer Systems Degree program.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain practical design and implementation techniques for LANs.
  • Apply the principles of the TCP/IP protocol suite in analyzing and designing a basic LAN.
  • Configure and test cross-platform networking applications such as SAMBA, NIS and NFS.
  • Configure and test DHCP and DNS.
  • Create and manage a system of user accounts and files on Linux.
  • Critically analyze the use of TCP/IP protocols in the use of applications such as sendmail, FTP, Telnet, etc.
  • Analyze network traffic using tools such as tcpdump and other packet sniffers.
  • Explain system initialization issues.
  • Manipulate the configuration files related to the setup and initialization of networking components.

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

Network Security Administration 1 (COMP 7006) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Computer Science (Network Security Administration Option)
    Bachelor of Science Part-time


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