• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this course, students learn different methods of how to secure Local Area Networks (LANs) at the connectivity level. Topics include: monitoring MAC addresses and port security, limiting MAC & IP spoofing, controlling traffic flows, implementing and enhancing security in VLANs, enabling authentication on connection points, and determining host security health. Examples are used throughout to reinforce concepts

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the vulnerabilities and best practices in securing LAN connections
  • Understand the management and decision-making processes within the NAC Framework
  • Discuss methods of defending against attacks to STP, VLAN, and VTP switch configurations

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

  • Systems Administration
  • Systems Analysis
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management