• Online, Instructor-Led
  • Classroom
Course Description

The Network Defense and Countermeasures course is the art of fencing for network protection. This course covers designing a network defense, security policies, choosing and designing firewalls, configuring firewalls (demos and research), setting up VPNs, Intrusion Detection System overview and design, honey pots, and behavior-blocking software. Additionally, this course will provide solutions for identifying, assessing and preventing external and internal threats to your network in a multi-vendor environment.

Learning Objectives

1. Explain the essentials of network perimeter security
2. Discuss the components of defense in depth
3. Identify key packet filtering issues and be able to create a mitigating factor for them
4. Provide a plan to fortify the security perimeter
5. Describe how to design a secure network perimeter
6. Discuss the techniques used to maintain perimeter security
7. Explain how to monitor perimeter security

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
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Incident Response
  • Risk Management
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support