Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

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Implementing Secure Converged WANs (CCNP2)

CP2 Acad. year 2009/2010 Winter semester 4 credits

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The course covers modern technologies for secure remote access through Internet using cable modems and DSL. It also describes MPLS transmission in WAN, VPN building using MPLS, IPSec, and GRE. It includes network device security, AAA architecture, packet filtering and IDS/IPS devices.

Guarantor

Language of instruction

Czech

Completion

Classified Credit

Time span

30 hrs laboratories, 9 hrs projects

Assessment points

40 half-term test, 40 labs, 20 projects

Department

Instructor

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Students will learn technologies for remote access. They will learn how to configure cable modem and DSL. They will understand MPLS and its implementation in Cisco routers. They will learn how to configure VPN using MPLS, IPSec, and GRE. They will get acquainted how to secure network devices, and AAA architecture. They will learn how to configure packet filtering and IPS/IDS devices.

Generic learning outcomes and competences

Students will understand technologies for remote access into Internet and secure data transmission over Internet using VPN technology. They will learn how to configure VPN and how to secure network devices. Course knowledge and experience cover  requirements of Cisco certification exam 642-825 ISCW.

Learning objectives

Technologies for secure remote access - cable technology, DSL (PPPoE, PPPoA). MPLS architecture and configuration. Building VPN using MPLS. IPSec architecture, VPN using IPSec. GRE tunnelling. Securing network devices. AAA architecture. IOS protection. Packet inspection and filtering, IDS and IPS.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

Students are expected to have knowledge of CCNA Exploration 4, or certification exam CCNA 804-802.

Study literature

  • Lecture notes in English.
  • Documents and examples available on the Web portal Academy Online.

Fundamental literature

B. Morgan, N. Lovering: CCNP ICSW Official Exam Certification Guide, 4th Edition. Cisco Press, 2008.

Progress assessment

  • Continuous tests via e-learning (min 80%).
  • Practical skills test - 40 points.
  • Final test - 40 points.
  • Seminary work + presentation - 20 points.

Controlled instruction

  • Compulsory laboratory work.
  • Passing all module tests with the minimum score 80%.
  • Oral presentation of seminary work.

Exam prerequisites

  • Labs attendance
  • Passing modular tests with the minimum score 80%
  • Elaboration of seminary work and its presentation.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme IT-MSC-2, field MBI, MBS, MMM, MPV, any year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-MSC-2, field MMI, 2nd year of study, Compulsory-Elective group M
  • Programme IT-MSC-2, field MSK, 2nd year of study, Compulsory-Elective group B
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