eSEC03: eLearning

IPSec VPN Design

15:00 - 07 February 2018 (UTC + 10)
16:00 - 07 February 2018 (UTC + 10)

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IP Security (IPSec) provides the security in the IP layer. It is a fundamental technology used in establishing VPN connections due to the security enhancements it provides, namely confidentiality, authentication and integrity.

This course looks into the details of the IPSec architecture. It will discuss the different IPSec modes, components (AH, ESP, and IKE), and their function. By the end of the class participants will be capable of configuring IPSec, with steps detailed in the lesson.


  • Free

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

Target audience

Participants who possess general understanding of network security concepts and VPNs.


Working knowledge of network operations and Security deployment.

Course outline

  • Virtual Private Networks
  • What is IPSec?
  • Benefits of IPSec
  • Tunnel vs. Transport Mode
  • IPSec Architecture and Components
  • Setting up an IPSec VPN Tunnel

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