Welcome to: ITSY 2401|
Firewalls and Network Security
You can navigate through this online web classroom by clicking
the menu bars located on the top and left side of this web page.
To view the
Syllabus or the
for each lesson, select the menu buttons on the
left or top, then select and "Open" -or- "Save" the selected
file from the directory list presented.
In the eBooks and downloads
directories you will find supplemental resources for this class.
Later in the semester, I will be supplementing many of the hands-on
lab exercises with materials you will find in the Labs directory. And finally, check the Errata.doc file for corrections to your
Text Book. Please email
me at firstname.lastname@example.org
with any questions or if you find any items that need correction.
Course Description: This course provides a comprehensive
overview of building and maintaining firewalls in a business
environment. It is designed for the student and network administrator
who need to learn the basics of network firewall security. It covers
basic installation techniques, discusses how to make an intelligent
choice of firewall technology, and presents basic firewall
troubleshooting. Specific topics covered include: security
planning and design, security configuration, packet filtering, proxy
servers, authentication, encryption, and VPNs.
In addition, the textbook used in the course maps to the CheckPoint
||Textbook: Greg Holden, Guide to Firewalls and Network
Security: with Intrusion Detection and VPNs, Course Technology,