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COMP 8006 - Network Security Administration 2

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

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.

Prerequisite(s)

60% in COMP 7006

Credits

3.0

Cost

$716.00

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 44431

Sat Jan 06 - Sat Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 24 Sat 10:00 - 13:45 BBY SE12 Rm. 323

Instructor

Aman Abdulla

Course Outline

Cost

$716.00

Notes

  1. 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.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, 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
  • Be able to 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 2014

Related Programs

COMP 8006 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Computer Systems (Network Security Administration Option)
    Full-time   Bachelor of Technology
  2. Computer Systems (Database Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  3. Computer Systems (Human Computer Interface Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  4. Computer Systems (Network Security Administration Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  5. Computer Systems (Network Security Applications Development Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  6. Computer Systems (Wireless and Mobile Applications Development Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 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.

Linux Firewalls: Enhancing Security with nftables and Beyond (4th Edition)
Author Steve Suehring
Publisher Addison-Wesley Professional
Copyright 2015
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-13400-002-2
Price $48.95
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TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1: The Protocols (2nd Edition)
Author Kevin R. Fall, W. Richard Stevens
Publisher Addison-Wesley Professional
Copyright 2012
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-32133-631-6
Price $62.95
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