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SCNP Network Security Fundamentals

This course is designed to provide Windows NT and Unix network administrators an awareness of security related issues and the essential skills they need to implement security. The lab intensive environment gives each student in-depth knowledge and practical experience with the current essential security systems.

This is the first course offered in Level 1 of the Security Certified Program.

SCNP Network Security Fundamentals course offered at MasterGrade IT.

Who should attend?

This course will significantly benefit security officers, auditors, security professionals, site administrators, and anyone who is concerned about the integrity of the network infrastructure.

SCNP Network Security Fundamentals Course

Lesson 1: Foundations of Network Security

  • The Principles of Network Security
  • Network Security Terminologies
  • Network Security and Data Availability
  • Components of Network Security
  • Network Security Policies

Lesson 2: Advanced TCP/IP

  • The Concepts of TCP/IP
  • Subnet Masks
  • Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSM)
  • Unicast, Broadcast, and Multicast Concepts
  • The Three-Way Handshake
  • The Process of DHCP and APIPA
  • Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)

Lesson 3: IP Packet Structure and Analysis

  • Capture and Identify IP Datagrams
  • Capture and Identify ICMP Messages
  • Capture and Identify TCP Headers
  • Capture and Identify UDP Headers
  • Packet Fragmentation
  • The Three-Way Handshake

Lesson 4: Routing and Access Control Lists

  • Describe the Arp Process
  • View the CISCO Routing Modes
  • Describe the Routing Process
  • Routing Tables
  • Creating the Network from Routing Tables
  • Access Control Lists
  • Implement Access Control Lists

Lesson 5: Securing Windows Computers

  • Windows NT 4.0 Fundamental Security
  • Windows NT 4.0 Resource Security
  • Windows 2000 Infrastructure
  • Windows 2000 Authentication
  • Windows 2000 User and Group Security
  • Windows 2000 Resource Security
  • Windows 2000 Encrypting File System
  • Windows 2000 Network Security

Lesson 6: Securing Linux Computers

  • Key Linux Concepts
  • Linux Administration and Security
  • Key Linux Network Files
  • Key Linux Network Processes
  • Key Linux Network Commands
  • Hardening Linux
  • Portmap and Linux
  • Network File System (NFS) and Linux
  • Network Information Service (NIS) and Linux

Lesson 7: Security on the Internet and the World Wide Web

  • Components of the Internet
  • The Weak Points of the Internet
  • The Techniques of Web Hacking
  • Methods of Attacking Users

Lesson 8: Attack Techniques

  • Network Reconnaissance
  • Mapping the Network
  • Sweeping the Network
  • Scanning the Network
  • Viruses, Worms, and Trojan Horses
  • Gaining Control over the System
  • Record Keystrokes
  • Crack Encrypted Passwords
  • Reveal Hidden Passwords
  • Social Engineering
  • Case Study: Social Engineering
  • Gain Unauthorized Access
  • Hide Evidence of an Attack
  • Perform a Denial of Service


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Course Content
SCNP Network Security Fundamentals

   • Foundations of Network Security
   • Advanced TCP/IP
   • IP Packet Structure and Analysis
   • Routing and Access Control Lists
   • Securing Windows Computers
   • Securing Linux Computers
   • Security on the Internet and the World Wide Web
   • Attack Techniquess


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