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Implementing Firewalls

CST 153

Implementing Firewalls

CST 153

Course Description

Prerequisite: Instructor approval. Includes planning, designing, installing, configuring, and managing Firewalls and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) that will allow key services while maintaining security. Includes protecting the internal IP services, configuring a firewall for remote access. (15-30)

Outcomes and Objectives

Describe Firewalls.

Objectives:

  • Discuss a hardware based Firewall.
  • Discuss a software based Firewall.
  • Discuss Security Policy Management.
  • Demonstrate configuring a hardware based Firewall.
  • Demonstrate configuring a software based Firewall.
  • Design and implement a security policy.

Discuss encryption and VPNs.

Objectives:

  • Discuss secuting communication.
  • Discuss encryption and VPNs.
  • Discuss certificate authorities.

Discuss VPNs.

Objectives:

  • Discuss the Check Point VPN.
  • Discuss the Microsoft VPN.
  • Discuss the Cisco VPN.
  • Discuss Open Source VPNs.

Discuss site-to-site VPNs.

Objectives:

  • Discuss domain and route based VPNs.
  • Configure domain and route based VPNs.
  • Discuss VPN tunnel management.
  • Discuss wire mode.

Discuss remote access VPNs.

Objectives:

  • Discuss directional VPN enforcement.
  • Discuss multiple entry point VPNs.
  • Discuss traditional mode VPNs.