This course will focus on how to configure and operate numerous networking devices such as a switches, routers, and firewalls. Students will create their own functioning network and be able to apply features such as port blocking, AAA security, ACLs and NAT, PKI/cryptography, and threat mitigation/containment. Students will be introduced to different types of routing such as static, RIP, and BGP. In addition, there will be a heavy emphasis on IPv4 and IPv6 sub-netting.
Students will learn how to create, operate, and maintain an enterprise network within a controlled environment. This will give students in-depth understanding on how to create a network with security in mind, not as an afterthought.
Upon completion of this course, student will be able to:
- Create a network diagrams using Microsoft Visio.
- Assign IPv4 and IPv6 addresses with the correct subnets.
- Distinguish if devices are on the same subnet with the provided IP addresses.
- Create Virtual LANs on a switch.
- Distinguish the difference between static, RIP, OSPF, and BGP routing protocols.
- Create firewall rules based on policy requirements.
- Become familiar with Cisco IOS commands.
- Implement ACLs on a router.
- Implement NAT within a network.
- Prevent denial of service attacks within an enterprise.
- Understand how company mergers affects a network.
- Implement change control process for a firewall.
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