• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Network Assurance covers secure network practices necessary to protect networked systems against attacks and exploits. Network security administration topics include firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention, common cryptographic ciphers, AAA (authentication, authorization, and accounting), server and client security, and secure policy generation.

Learning Objectives

The student will demonstrate an understanding of:

  • Layered defense in depth that includes firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems and the most current cryptographic standards for data protection.
  • Data logging, auditing, authentication and authorization, as well as the benefits of honeypots.
  • Wen Server Security, Secure Routers and principles and practices of Client Security.
  • The common techniques of implementing cloud based and virtual networks to include vulnerabilities.

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