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Network Attacks & Device Hardening


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description
In this course, you'll explore various types of attacks that can compromise a network, including DoS, insider threats, and ransomware. Also discover network device hardening techniques to reduce vulnerabilities and prepare for exam N10-007.

Target Audience
Network administrators, network technicians, network installers, helpdesk technicians, IT cable installers, and any other professionals working with computer networks

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
2.8

Lesson Objectives

Network Attacks & Device Hardening

  • start the course
  • summarize DoS attacks such as reflective, amplified, and distributed
  • recognize social engineering
  • recognize insider threats
  • describe logic bombs and evil twin attacks
  • describe wardriving and phishing
  • recognize rogue access points and spoofing
  • summarize DNS and ARP poisoning attacks
  • describe ransomware
  • summarize deauthentication and brute force attacks
  • recognize VLAN hopping and man-in-the-middle attacks
  • differentiate between exploits and vulnerabilities
  • recognize various network attacks
  • choose strong passwords
  • update firmware
  • implement patches and updates
  • implement file hashing
  • disable unnecessary services
  • implement secure protocols
  • implement cryptography
  • generate new keys
  • disable unused ports such as IP ports and device ports
  • implement network device hardening
  • Course Number:
    cs_ctnp_a11_it_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate