Planning and Managing Network Security

Course:  NETSEC
Duration:  5 Days
Level:  II
Course Summary

This 5-day course focuses on implementing network security. Participants will gain an understanding of network security technologies and will learn to manage and secure systems and network access.

This course will also prepare students to pass the newly updated CompTIA Security+ certification exam (2011 edition) and comes with exam prep software.

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Topics Covered In This Course


Mitigating Threats

  • Core System Maintenance
  • Virus And Spyware Management
  • Browser Security
  • Social Engineering Threats
  • Summary: Mitigating Threats


  • Symmetric Cryptography
  • Public Key Cryptography
  • Cryptography

Authentication Systems

  • Authentication
  • Hashing
  • Authentication Systems
  • Summary: Authentication Systems

Messaging Security

  • E-Mail Security
  • Messaging And Peer-To-Peer Security
  • Summary: Messaging Security

User And Role Based Security

  • Security Policies
  • Securing File And Print Resources
  • Summary: User And Role Based Security

Public Key Infrastructure

  • Key Management And Life Cycle
  • Setting Up A Certificate Server
  • Web Server Security With PKI
  • Summary: Public Key Infrastructure

Access Security

  • Biometric Systems
  • Physical Access Security
  • Peripheral And Component Security
  • Storage Device Security
  • Summary: Access Security

Ports And Protocols

  • TCP/IP Review
  • Protocol-Based Attacks
  • Summary: Ports And Protocols

Network Security

  • Common Network Devices
  • Secure Network Topologies
  • Browser-Related Network Security
  • Virtualization
  • Summary: Network Security

Wireless Security

  • Wi-Fi Network Security
  • Non-PC Wireless Devices
  • Summary: Wireless Security

Remote Access Security

  • Remote Access
  • Virtual Private Networks
  • Summary: Remote Access Security

Auditing, Logging, And Monitoring

  • System Logging
  • Server Monitoring
  • Summary: Auditing, Logging, And Monitoring

Vulnerability Testing

  • Risk And Vulnerability Assessment
  • IDS And IPS
  • Forensics
  • Summary: Vulnerability Testing

Organizational Security

  • Organizational Policies
  • Education And Training
  • Disposal And Destruction
  • Summary: Organizational Security

Business Continuity

  • Redundancy Planning
  • Backups
  • Environmental Controls
  • Summary: Business Continuity
What You Can Expect

After taking this course, students will understand the field of network security and how it relates to other areas of information technology. This course also provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in specialized security fields, or it can serve as a capstone course that gives a general introduction to the field.

  • System Security
  • Network Infrastructure Security
  • Cryptography
  • Assessments
  • Audits
Who Should Take This Course

Technology professionals interested in learning the principles and implementation of security in information networks.

Recommended Prerequisites

Although not a prerequisite, it is recommended that candidates have at least two years of technical networking experience, with an emphasis on security.

Training Style

Instructor-led participative lecture with extensive hands-on labs.

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