Advanced Network Security

Study level: Undergraduate
Course Code: CY-CR-302
Credit Points: 5
Delivery: Hybird

Subject   

This subject encompasses various topics related to network emulation, firewall configuration, NAT, high availability, URL and application control, user authentication, VPN setup, and project-based learning. The subject offers a comprehensive overview and practical understanding of network design, configuration, troubleshooting, and security implementation. Through hands-on projects and scenarios, learners gain valuable experience in applying these concepts to real-world scenarios.

Syllabus   

  • Fundamentals of computer networks
  • Network emulation and virtualization
  • Understanding firewall configurations and policies
  • Conceptual understanding of network address translation (NAT)
  • Exploring high availability solutions in network environments
  • Conceptual overview of URL and application control mechanisms
  • Understanding user authentication concepts and methods
  • Fundamentals of setting up Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
  • Applying concepts through project-based learning approaches

Learning outcomes   

  • Gain a solid understanding of fundamental concepts related to computer networks.
  • Develop knowledge and skills in network emulation and virtualization.
  • Comprehend the principles and theories behind firewall configurations and policies.
  • Acquire a conceptual understanding of network address translation (NAT) and its various implementations.
  • Explore high availability solutions in network environments and understand their significance.
  • Develop a conceptual overview of URL and application control mechanisms for effective network management.
  • Gain knowledge about different user authentication concepts and methods used in network security.
  • Learn the fundamentals of setting up Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) for secure communication.
  • Apply theoretical concepts to practical scenarios through project-based learning, reinforcing understanding and problem-solving abilities.

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