This course builds on the foundations established in Comp 7006 and covers more advanced topics in network security and intrusion detection. In-depth coverage of perimeter protection and firewall designs. Advanced intrusion detection and IDS signature and analysis. Introduction to privacy and Cyberwarfare issues and vulnerabilities. Students will be familiarized with network monitoring and security tools, and use them to perform traffic analysis and network forensics.
This is a CST BTech course. CST BTech courses are also open to non-bachelor program students. CST Bachelor program students have up to seven (7) years to complete the Bachelor program starting from the date of their first Technical degree-level course or the date of acceptance to the Bachelor program, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Configure and set-up TCP/IP security applications on Linux-based LANs.
Design and implement complete and functional Linux firewalls.
Deploy Intrusion detection tools in a network.
Conduct detailed and extensive tests to verify firewall and IDS functionality.
Use logs produced by various security tools to conduct security audits on a network.
Design a defensive Perimeter solution (defence-in-depth) for a Network.
Configure a custom Linux kernel for security and deploy it.
Take measure to protect against information theft and Cyberwarfare.
Effective as of Winter 2019
COMP 8006 is offered as a part of the following programs:
Books for Winter 2019 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT
online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering
you are considering.
BCIT Burnaby Bookstore
If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance
Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.
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Linux Firewalls: Enhancing Security W. Nftables & Beyond
Tcp/Ip Illustrated Vol 1
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