CPSC-50600 and networking experience

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.

Learning Objectives:

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.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, student will be able to:

  1. Create a network diagrams using Microsoft Visio.
  2. Assign IPv4 and IPv6 addresses with the correct subnets.
  3. Distinguish if devices are on the same subnet with the provided IP addresses.
  4. Create Virtual LANs on a switch.
  5. Distinguish the difference between static, RIP, OSPF, and BGP routing protocols.
  6. Create firewall rules based on policy requirements.
  7. Become familiar with Cisco IOS commands.
  8. Implement ACLs on a router.
  9. Implement NAT within a network.
  10. Prevent denial of service attacks within an enterprise.
  11. Understand how company mergers affects a network.
  12. Implement change control process for a firewall.

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