Computer Systems Security


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Course Title Computer Systems Security
Course number 900-077-EQ
Platform  Cisco, Windows, Linux
Duration 45 hours
Gouvernement du Québec fee (taxes incl.) $90,00
General public fee (taxes incl.) $724.34
Schedule Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(Lunch 30 minutes)
Dates Sunday, March 25; April 8, 15, 22, 29     Saturday, April 28 (no class on March 31 and April 1)
Prerequisites  Prior networking and server installation experience
Target audience  Individuals currently working in IT with either Windows and/or Linux Servers experience
Instructor Mike Hughes
Location Brittain Hall – BH-309

Course Description:
This course serves as an Introduction Computer Security. A combination of theory and practical exercises will be completed to demonstrate the steps to secure a company network.


Topics Covered in this Course:

• OSI Model Theory and how it relates to Network Security
• Access Control, Authentication and Auditing
• General Security Concepts: Attacks
• Remote Access and messaging
• Securing Wireless
• Web Based Services
• Infrastructure Security: Devices and Media
• Securing routers – CDP, LLDP,
• Securing Windows Servers – WSUS, Group Policy
• Configuring Windows Firewalls
• Configuring Linux Firewalls
• Site to Site VPN on Cisco Routers
• Securing Cisco Switches – Port Security, DHCP Snooping
• SNMP monitoring on Cisco Routers and Switches
• Using Port Mirroring to Monitor network traffic
• Using a packet analyzer to monitor a port
• Configure RSPAN Remote Switch Port Analyzer
• Intrusion Prevention Systems
• Nagios – Setup to Monitor Network Devices and Servers
• Access Control Lists