Communication and network security Course

This course describes security practices for protecting a network infrastructure.

3 hours, 14 minutes

Course description

We review network security appliances such as firewalls and intrusion prevention systems. We will discuss such topics as security protocols, cloud computing, remote access and wireless communications.


Network attacks

Video - 00:11:00

This video covers common network attack vectors and techniques.
Cloud computing

Video - 00:18:00

This video describes services, deployments and responsibilities of cloud computing.
Remote access services

Video - 00:20:00

Here, we discuss services that secure remote user connectivity.
Wide Area Networking

Video - 00:26:00

This video describes services that interconnect geographically dispersed systems.
Network components

Video - 01:16:00

This video reviews network devices that make up a corporate infrastructure.
TCP/IP protocol suite

Video - 00:31:00

Here, we have an overview of the functions and attacks of TCP/IP services.
OSI Model

Video - 00:12:00

This video compares the OSI model’s seven layers to the TCP/IP protocol suite.

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