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DESGN 3.0: Designing a Secure Network and Edge Connectivity

DESGN 3.0: Designing a Secure Network and Edge Connectivity

Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Expertise Level

Being successful requires Internet connectivity. Without it, you are not connected to the vast resources that are available to you and your success. However, being connected raises security issues both internally and externally. These issues need to be addressed during network design, not after. This course will provide you with security and edge connectivity recommendations. This course focuses on security design best practices for firewalls as well as IPSs and IDSs. In addition, it covers edge connectivity which includes a discussion on DMZs, Internet connectivity, VPNs, and NAT.

Target Audience
This path is intended for anyone who is interested in developing the skills needed to successfully design networks that will support voice, video, and data communications.


Expected Duration (hours)

Lesson Objectives

DESGN 3.0: Designing a Secure Network and Edge Connectivity

  • start the course
  • outline and describe security goals
  • describe securing the perimeter
  • describe firewalls
  • describe the flavors of firewalls
  • describe recommended practices associated with firewalls
  • describe IPS/IDS fundamentals
  • describe recommended practices associated with IPS/IDS
  • describe network access control
  • describe security implications of client access methods
  • describe Edge Connectivity Design
  • describe DMZ
  • describe DMZ segmentation
  • describe DMZ service placing
  • describe Internet connectivity
  • describe Internet edge with high availability
  • describe VPN design
  • describe site-to-site VPN use cases
  • describe remote access flavors
  • describe security services design
  • describe edge device selection
  • describe NAT placement
  • describe the advantages and disadvantages of IDS and IPS
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    Expertise Level