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2020-2021 Course Catalog 
    
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NET 432 - Linux System Security

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This is the first in a series of ITNA Security courses. This course details how to protect your network from malicious users and how to choose and configure a Firewall for Microsoft Windows, Novell, Linux and Cisco. For further information, contact the program chairperson of the ITNA Department.
Competencies
  1. Characterize the need for security policies
    1. Define the scope of the problem
    2. Determine Objectives, Constraints, Risks and Cost
  2. Analyze the Authentication process
    1. Describe session hijacking
    2. Describe how to verify the source and destination.
    3. Describe DNS poisoning
    4. Describe the use of Digital Signatures
  3. Analyze the need for Encryption
    1. List the protocols that use clear text
    2. Illustrate clear text packets that may be captured by malicious users
    3. Describe the methods of Encryption
    4. Describe Encryption weaknesses
    5. Describe Public-Key Encryption
  4. Describe and compare the major operating systems secure features
    1. Analyze Windows 2000 Local Security
  5. Describe the need for a Firewall
    1. List and explain the different firewall elements.
  6. Compare the strengths and weaknesses of different firewalls
    1. For Window
    2. For Linux
    3. For Novel
    4. For Cisco



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