Network and Information Security Course

Network and Information Security Course
past over 2 years ago

Starts: Monday, 24 March, 2014 08:00am

Event Details

Network and Information Security Course

The functionality and use of computer systems and networks keep advancing and now involves most of business or life critical tasks and information. This has left the security of information and computer networks with an ever-changing landscape of threats and vulnerabilities. 
The course will equip participants with modern techniques to secure any kind of network and network-accessible resources from unauthorized access, misuse, modification or denial of service. This practical course is based on the CIA triad model (confidentiality, integrity and availability) to achieve security in both wired and wireless networks against insiders and intruders.

The course is in two levels. Level 1 & 2 prepares you for international certifications in networks and information security.

Level 1 Modules - 6weeks

  • Information Security Fundamentals
  • Addressing Threats
  • Backdoors, Virus, and Worms
  • Virtualization
  • Introduction to the Linux Operating System
  • Password Cracking
  • Cryptography
  • Web Servers and web applications
  • Authentication

Target Groups: Network or System Administrators, Academicians, Students and Hobbyists.

Requirement: Minimum of Cisco discovery 2, its equivalent or any proof of knowledge and skills in below areas.
  • OS concepts [Describe, install, upgrade, navigate, and perform basic configuration and troubleshooting for windows and/or linux OS.
  • Networking up to sub-neting, routing protocols and basic skills in router and LAN configuration and troubleshooting.
  • The internet structure and network services such as DHCP, DNS, FTP, HTTP and so on
  • Any programming language will be added advantage

Level 2 Modules - 7weeks

  • Introduction to the Linux Operating System Revisited
  • Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Firewalls and Honeypots
  • Hacking Cycle
  • Introduction to Ethical Hacking
  • Networking Revisited
  • Secure Network Protocols
  • Network Attacks
  • Bastion Hosts and DMZ
  • Proxy Servers
  • Virtual Private Network
  • Wireless Networks
  • Introduction to Wireless Network Security

Target Groups for level 2: Network or System Security Specialist (Beginner), Academicians, Students and Hobbyists.

Requirement: Network security level 1 or equivalent
Duration: 3 months
Evening: 6pm - 8:30pm

Fees: GHS 1800

Payment plan
  • GHS 800 before Start
  • GHS 1000 after level one

Other Sessions

  • Saturdays (8am - 4pm)
  • Weekdays (8am - 12pm)

Start date: 24th March, 2014

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