Cybersecurity of Networks from Scratch to Advanced
What you'll learn
- Introduction to Computer Networks
- ISO/OSI Model (7 Layers)
- TCP/IP Protocol Suite
- Wireless Networks
- Computer Networks Security
- Firewalls and Honeypots
- Intrusion Detection and Prevention systems (IDS/IPS)
- Wireless Networks Security
- Physical Security & Incident Handling
- Computer Networks Security Recommendations
- Basic computer knowledge
- Basic Internet skills and adequate connection
- Beginner networking background
- Microsoft Windows machine
- Microsoft Power Point for the presentation material
- Beginner cyber security information
- Laptop machine and standard browser
By the end of this course you will be fully aware of the wired and wireless computer networks basics, devices, and protocols in a step-by-step pace. You will also reach the professional level in networks security in terms of concepts, technologies, and tools. The course requires no background or pre-requisite, yet you will be able to understand all the up-to-date terminologies in the networks security during the lectures.
This course is organized as follows:
Section One: Introduction to Computer Networks
Lecture 1: What is a Computer Network?
Lecture 2: Computer Networks Topologies
Lecture 3: Computer Networks Categories
Lecture 4: Computer Networks Devices and Services
Lecture 5: Computer Networks Transmission Media
Section Two: ISO/OSI Model (7 Layers)
Lecture 1: Why ISO/OSI Model?
Lecture 2: Application, Presentation, and Session Layers
Lecture 3: Transport and Network Layers
Lecture 4: Data Link and Physical Layers
Lecture 5: ISO/OSI Model in Action
Section Three: TCP/IP Protocol Suite
Lecture 1: Introduction to Computer Networks Protocols
Lecture 2: IP Protocol
Lecture 3: TCP and UDP Protocols
Lecture 4: Application Protocols
Lecture 5: TCP/IP Characteristics and Tools
Section Four: Wireless Networks
Lecture 1: Wireless Networks Benefits
Lecture 2: Wireless Networks Types
Lecture 3: Wireless Networks Protocol (Wi-Fi)
Lecture 4: Wireless Networks Devices
Lecture 5: Wireless Networks Drawbacks
Section Five: Computer Networks Security
Lecture 1: Security Goals
Lecture 2: Securing the Network Design
Lecture 3: TCP/IP Security and Tools
Lecture 4: Port Scanning and Tools
Lecture 5: Sniffing and Tools
Section Six: Firewalls and Honeypots
Lecture 1: Why Using a Firewall?
Lecture 2: Firewalls Rules
Lecture 3: Firewalls Filtering
Lecture 4: Honeypots
Lecture 5: Bypassing Firewalls
Section Seven: Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS)
Lecture 1: What is Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)?
Lecture 2: Network IDS (NIDS)
Lecture 3: NIDS Challenges
Lecture 4: Snort as NIDS
Lecture 5: Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS)
Section Eight: Wireless Networks Security
Lecture 1: Wired Equivalent Privacy WEP Attacking
Lecture 2: WPA and AES Protocols
Lecture 3: Wireless Security Misconceptions
Lecture 4: Wireless Attacks and Mitigation
Lecture 5: Secure Network Design with Wireless
Section Nine: Physical Security & Incident Handling
Lecture 1: Physical Security Objectives
Lecture 2: Physical Threats and Mitigation
Lecture 3: Defense in Depth (DiD)
Lecture 4: What is an Incident?
Lecture 5: Incident Handling
Section Ten: Computer Networks Security Conclusion
Lecture 1: Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (CIA)
Lecture 2: Assets, Threats, and Vulnerabilities
Lecture 3: Risks and Network Intrusion
Lecture 4: Common Attacks
Lecture 5: Security Recommendations
Who this course is for:
- Network administrators
- Cyber security officers
- Computer science undergraduates
- Computer engineering undergraduates
- Network security postgraduates
- Network technical support specialists
- Security incident handlers
- IT Engineers and CEOs
- Software Developers
- Web Developers
- Mobile Applications Developers
Ph. D., “Enhanced Congestion Control for Internet Media Traffic”, Computer Engineering and Sciences Dept., Faculty of Electronic Engineering, Menoufiya University, 2006 - 2013.
M. Sc., “Video Services for Distant Work in an IP Environment”, Computer Engineering and Sciences Dept., Faculty of Electronic Engineering, Menoufiya University, 2002 - 2005.
Researcher, IRISA Institute, Rennes I University, France, 2001 - 2002.
Information Technology Diploma, Information Technology Institute ITI, Computer Networks Dept., 1998 - 1999.
B. Sc., Communications and Electronics Dept., Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, 1993 - 1998.
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, SECC/ITIDA, April 2016.
Dale Carnegie Certified Instructor, 2015
GIAC Assessing Wireless Networks GAWN 617, SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security SANS, 2010.
GIAC Certified Firewall Analyst GCFW 502, SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security SANS, 2009.
GIAC Certified Incident Handler GCIH 504, SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security SANS, 2009.
GIAC Security Essentials GSEC 401, SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security SANS, 2009.
RITI Advanced Management Program RAMP, Regional Information Technology Institute RITI, 2008.
“Enhanced TCP-Friendly Rate Control for Supporting Video Traffic over Internet”, Mohammad A. Talaat, Gamal M. Attiya, and Magdi A. Koutb, Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering CJECE, vol. 36, no. 4, 2013.
“ETFRC: Enhanced TFRC for Media Traffic over Internet”, International Journal of Computer Networks, IJCN, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 167-177, August 2011.
“ETFRC: Enhanced TFRC for Media Traffic”, International Journal of Computer Applications, IJCA, vol. 18, no. 6, pp. 1-8, March 2011.
“PSNR Evaluation for Media Traffic over TFRC”, Mohammad A. Talaat, Magdi A. Koutb, and Hoda S. Sorour, International Journal of Computer Networks & Communications IJCNC, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 71-76, October 2009.
“A Survey on Unicast Congestion Control Protocols for Media Traffic”, Mohammad A. Talaat, Magdi A. Koutb, and Hoda S. Sorour, International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security IJCSNS, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 254-261, March 2009.
“Congestion Control for Internet Media Traffic”, Mohammad A. Talaat, Magdi A. Koutb, and Hoda S. Sorour, World Academy of Science, Engineering, and Technology WASET Proceedings, vol. 44, pp. 208-212, Venice, Italy, August 2008.
“Content-Aware Adaptive Video Streaming System”, Mohammad A. Talaat, Magdi A. Koutb, Hamdy M. Kelash, and Reda H. Aboelez. Published in the proceedings of the following conferences:
Information and Communications Technologies ICT 2005, Cape Town, South Africa, May 2005.
International Conference on Information and Communications Technologies ICICT 2005, Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 2005.