TIES327 Network Security (3–7 cr)
The course covers the networking security related areas. The emphasis is on threats against network services and protecting against them. In relation to these the course deals for web traffic analysis, remote access security (VPN), encryption issues (PKI, GPG). Here are the topics, which will be covered during th course. Some topics might change during the time.
WPA encryption cracking by dictionary attacks
ARP poisoning and ICMP redirection
DNS and DHCP spoofing
Annoying HTTP server and bank attack
Reverse TCP attack
Configuring VPN connection with the help of OpenVPN
Public-key cryptography with GNU Privacy Guard
Network traffic anomaly analysis
Mandatory week exercises. At least 50% of the exercises should be get accepted.
The course can be completed as a distance learning by doing those exercises.
At least 50% of the exercises should be get accepted in order to get grade 1.
Other grades as follows: