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FSCT 8540 - Network Security 1

Forensic Investigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of network administration, with particular emphasis on network security monitoring. Students will learn fundamental concept related to the design of secure networks, including the deployment of security devices and sensors. Students will get hands-on experience in network traffic analysis, using packet sniffers and other network monitoring tools. Intrusion detection, attacks and defenses will be introduced to prepare students for more advanced courses in network security administration.

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Outline major security issues on a network
  • Design a secure network configuration, including placement of network devices
  • Manipulate the configuration files related to the setup and initialization of networking components
  • Configure and test cross-platform networking applications
  • Monitor network traffic using tools such as tcpdump and other packet sniffers
  • Analyze network traffic to identify compromises in security
  • Write scripts to automate network modelling and analysis tasks

Effective as of Winter 2018

Related Programs

FSCT 8540 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Forensic Investigation (Computer Crime Studies Option)
    Part-time   Advanced Certificate
  2. Forensic Investigation (Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity Option)
    Part-time   Advanced Certificate
  3. Forensic Investigation (General Criminalistics Option)
    Part-time   Advanced Certificate
  4. Forensic Investigation (Computer Crime Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  5. Forensic Investigation (Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

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