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FSCT 8540 - Network Security 1

Forensic Investigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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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.

Prerequisite(s)

FSCT 7511

Credits

3.0

Cost

$819.61

Winter 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 47564

Tue Jan 05 - Tue Mar 30 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 30 Tue 18:00 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Bogdan Pirvoaica

Course Outline

Cost

$819.61

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Students who have been accepted into a Forensics program where this course is a part of the matrix may register without any further approvals. Students who are not currently accepted in a Forensics program or, if this course is NOT part of your program matrix, please contact the Program Assistants for departmental approval at BCIT_Forensics@bcit.ca. For information on Forensic programs and courses, please visit: https://www.bcit.ca/cas/forensics.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

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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 (Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity Option)
    Part-time   Advanced Certificate
  2. Forensic Investigation (General Criminalistics Option)
    Part-time   Advanced Certificate
  3. Forensic Investigation (Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity Option)
    Full-time/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 2021

Books for Winter 2021 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

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Practice Of Network Security Monitoring
Author Bejtlich
Copyright 2013
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-59327-509-9
Price $49.95
Optional

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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Practice Of Network Security Monitoring
Author Bejtlich
Copyright 2013
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-59327-509-9
Price $49.95
Optional

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