• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description
  • Fundamentals, techniques, and procedures to design an effective secure Internet connection using software or hardware firewalls.
  • Discussion of types of firewalls, packet filtering, proxy servers, Intrusion Detection Systems, and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).

Learning Objectives

  1. Assess network security vulnerabilities when connected to the Internet.
  2. Analyze and evaluate the features of firewalls.
  3. Apply and configure common solutions and strategies, including packet filters, NAT (Network Address Translation), and Proxy servers.
  4. Design and implement various solutions for different business models for strength of security, speed, cost, and complexity.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Network Services
  • Threat Analysis
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management