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eSEC01: Network Security Fundamentals

eSEC01: Network Security Fundamentals

DeliveryeLearning (this course is conducted online)
Duration1 hour
Level of StudyIntermediate


Network security is a critical part in protecting an organisation's data, assets and resources. This introductory eLearning course will focus on the fundamental aspects of security. It will discuss key concepts, protocols and the policies involved in establishing a secure network.

This course will further examine network device and infrastructure security in different layers, as well as take a closer look at common network attacks with tools and tips to combat/mitigate them.

Target Audience:

Participants with basic understanding of network operations, who are interested to learn more and implement Security.


Basic understanding of network operations.

Course Outline:

  • Goals of Information Security
  • Attacks on Different Layers
  • TCP and Other Common Types of Attack
  • Trusted Network
  • Access Control
  • Crytography
  • VPN and IPSec
  • Internet Security Protocols
  • Security Management

Other requirements:

  • Updated web browser with Adobe Flash Player 11 or above
  • Broadband connection running at a minimum of 256kbps or better
  • Headset (to reduce noise)

Maximum number of attendees:

50 participants per session


  • Free

All eLearning courses are free of charge for participants, with priority given to APNIC Members.

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