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Module 3: Networks

  • Time Required: 1 Hour

Module 3: Networks

Time Required: 1 Hour

3.1 Module outline and expected learning outcomes

  • Introduction to the fundamental aspects of data communication
  • Describe the basic components of computer networking
  • Learners will be given a simple overview of the key concepts and terminology related to how data is transmitted

3.2 Network conceptual models, protocols and devices

  • Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Model
  • The arrangement of various elements of a computer network
  • IP Addresses and Routing
  • DNS

3.3 The fundamentals of computer networks

  • TCP and UDP
  • Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Wireless LANs
  • Encryption

3.4 Network risks

  • Risks and vulnerabilities
    • Hacking and disruption
    • Data loss/exfiltration
    • Misconfiguration

3.5 Securing networks from risks

  • Process of configuring secure administrative access network devices
  • Purpose of Authentication, Authorisation and Auditing (AAA)
  • Digital Signatures and Certificate Authorities
  • Key Establishment and Data Transmission
  • Introduction to Firewalls – function and operation of a firewall to mitigate risk
  • Tools to implement packet filtering
  • How to investigate security vulnerabilities
  • Basic overview of cryptographic systems and how it is used to encrypt and secure data

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