Modern topics in network security

Course Code: 
Spring Semester
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Course outline

  • Introduction to network security, Attacks on network security, attacks aimed at obstructing the services provided. Description of basic security services and mechanisms.
  • TCP / IP and DoS Attacks vulnerabilities: IP Spoofing, SYN Flooding, and DoS attacks.
  • DNS and DNS Cache Poisoning attacks.
  • Public key cryptography and the RSA algorithm
  • Network Attack Protection: Packet Filtering (Linux) and Proxy-Server Firewalls.
  • PGP, IPSec, SSL / TLS, and Tor protocols
  • Malware: Viruses and Worms
  • Port scanning and vulnerability scanning, Packet Sniffing, Intrusions detection and Penetration testing on online systems.
  • Attacks on Domain Name System (DNS) and Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
  • Bots, Botnets, DDoS Attacks, and DDoS Attack Mitigation technologies.
  • Presentation and analysis of malicious software found on the Internet.
  • Attacks of denial of Internet services and ways to deal with.


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