Network Security Design and Implementation

This training program is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to design and implement robust network security solutions. The course will cover various aspects of ne...

Delivery Method: Instructor-Led Training

Course Delivery Format: live

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This training program is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to design and implement robust network security solutions. The course will cover various aspects of network security, including threat analysis, risk assessment, security policies, and the implementation of security measures.

Course Objectives

  • Gain a solid understanding of the fundamental principles of network security.
  • Identify common network security threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Explore network design principles with a focus on security considerations.
  • Learn how to design, configure, and manage firewalls to protect networks.
  • Understand VPN technologies and their role in securing data in transit.
  • Learn how to configure and manage VPN solutions for secure remote access.
  • Explore authentication methods, including multi-factor authentication (MFA).
  • Learn about access control mechanisms and the principle of least privilege.
  • Learn secure communication protocols like HTTPS, SSH, and IPsec and how Implement and configure these protocols for secure data transfer.
  • Develop and document network security policies and procedures.
  • Implement network monitoring tools to detect suspicious activities.
  • Understand the role of audit logs and how to review them for security purposes.
  • Design secure network architectures that protect against various attack vectors.
  • Implement encryption for data at rest and in transit.
  • Understand encryption algorithms, key management, and data protection mechanisms.

Course Outline

Course Outline for Network Security Design and Implementation

Introduction to Network Security

  • Understanding the importance of network security
  • Key security concepts and terminology
  • The evolution of network threats

Network Threats and Vulnerabilities

  • Types of network threats (e.g. malware phishing DDoS attacks)
  • Common network vulnerabilities
  • Identifying and assessing risks

Security Policies and Procedures

  • Developing effective security policies
  • Access control policies
  • Incident response and disaster recovery planning

Network Architecture and Design for Security

  • Security principles in network architecture
  • Segmentation and zoning
  • Defense-in-depth strategies

Network Security Technologies

  • Firewall technologies and configuration
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS)
  • Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and secure remote access

Network Access Control

  • Authentication and authorization methods
  • Network access control (NAC) solutions
  • Role-based access control (RBAC)

Wireless Network Security

  • Securing wireless networks
  • Encryption and authentication for Wi-Fi
  • Wireless intrusion detection

Security for Cloud and Virtualization

  • Security considerations in cloud environments
  • Virtualization security best practices
  • Cloud access security brokers (CASB)

Security Monitoring and Incident Response

  • Security event monitoring
  • Incident detection and analysis
  • Incident response procedures

Network Security Best Practices

  • Security audits and assessments
  • Keeping security up to date
  • Compliance and regulatory requirements

Case Studies and Hands-On Labs

  • Practical exercises and labs to apply knowledge
  • Analyzing real-world security incidents
  • Configuring security solutions

Final Project

  • Design and implement a network security solution for a sample network
  • Present findings and recommendations

Course Prerequisites

Participants should have a basic understanding of networking concepts and protocols. Familiarity with operating systems and general IT knowledge is recommended.

Career Path

  • System Architects
  • Network administrators

Target Audience

  • IT professionals
  • Network administrators
  • System architects
  • Security practitioners who wish to enhance their expertise in network security design and implementation

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