Network Security Fundamentals

When:  Feb 21, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (ET)

Session Highlights:

This session will focus on providing an understanding of TCP/IP protocols, networking and network security.  

1. Understanding TCP/IP Networks

  • Network Concepts

  • TCP/IP Fundamentals

  • TCP/IP Protocols and Services

2. Network Security Risks

  • Network Security Risk Assessment

  • Network Security Threats & Vulnerabilities  

3. Network Security Controls

  • Network Security Architecture and Design

  • Firewall and network segmentation concepts

  • Next Generation Firewalls

  • VLAN Security

  • Virtual Private Networks (VPN)

  • Wireless Network Security

  • IDS and IPS Concepts

  • Intrusion Response and Incident Handling

4. Network Security & Audit Tools and Techniques

  • Network Discovery Tools

  • Information Gathering Tools

  • TCP/IP Port Scanning Tools

  • Packet Capture & Analysis Tools

  • Network Vulnerability Assessment Tools

  • Network Penetration Testing

  • Metasploit Framework

5. Security & Audit Resources

Detailed reference sources for Network Security and Audit tools, security baselines etc.



Speaker Profile:


John is an independent Information Security and Audit Services Consultant. His current consulting work areas are focused on information security in large information systems environments and networks, requiring detailed knowledge of the major operating systems encountered. Particular areas of technical security expertise include:

  • Windows Server

  • Unix and Linux

  • Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server

  • Network Security

John is a frequent speaker in Canada, the United States, Europe, Africa and Asia on the subject of Information Security. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.


Please Note:  There is a cancellation policy in effect


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