[ 921NESENSEK13 ] KV Network Security

Es ist eine neuere Version 2022W dieser LV im Curriculum Master's programme Business Informatics 2022W vorhanden.
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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
1,5 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Computer Science Rudolf Hörmanseder 1 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)Verpflichtend: VO UE Netzwerke und verteilte Systeme (aus Bachelor Informatik)
Original study plan Master's programme Computer Science 2013W
Objectives Students understand the basic functionality and tasks of various network security devices. A main aspect is to emphasize the tradeoff between the required effort and the necessary reductions in convenience to reach a certain security level.
Subject Security considerations in LANs, Firewalls, IDS/IPS (Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems), VPNs (Virtual Private Networks), NAC/NAP (Network Admission Control / Network Access Protection). These topics are presented in an overview; a selected set of concepts is discussed in greater detail and is also practiced in the hands-on labs.
Criteria for evaluation Grading is based on class participation in lab exercises, written summaries of the lab exercises and the final written examination. To pass the course, students must successfully pass all three sections.
Methods Practical examples in the network lab complement and extend the lectures and accompanied discussions.
Language English
Study material Slides and text documents presented in the lecture

Exemplary listing of books: - T. Thomas; D. Stoddard: Network Security First-Step, Cisco Press - J.M. Stewart: Network Security, Firewalls, and VPNs, Jones & Bartlett Learning

Whitepapers and manuals from the vendors of equipment used in the lab (at present in particular Sophos).

Supplementary literature will be announced during the the semester.

Changing subject? No
Further information
Corresponding lecture (*)in collaboration with 921NESENMAK13: KV Network Management (3 ECTS) equivalent to
INMNPKVNMAN: KV Netzwerk-Management (4,5 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment