Dates: 24-26 July 2017
Location: Honiara, Solomon Islands
Venue:

Synopsis

  • The objective of this workshop is to examine the key concepts, protocols and the policies involved in establishing and maintaining security for a network, and building an understanding and familiarity with their operation. Device and network infrastructure security is examined with a focus on different layers to establish a robust, stable and secure network and protect the data and processes that occur in the network.
  • The workshop also looks at the nature and structure of network attacks and the motivation that drives such on-line malicious activity.
  • The course further examines the actions and processes that can be used to identify, mitigate and respond to such attacks.

Target Audience

  • Engineers, Network Managers and Operators, and Security policy makers who are interested in network security and want to gain an understanding of the threats they face and how to mitigate such threats.

Pre-requisites

  • It is assumed that participants have a basic understanding of network operations and Internet technologies.

Workshop topics

  Internet Resource Management:
      Introduction to APNIC
      APNIC Whois Database
      MyAPNIC
  Network Security:
      Network Security Fundamentals
      Security in layers
      Anatomy of an attack
      Attack types
      Identification and mitigation
      Trends
      Security Protocols
      Cryptography and applications
      IPsec
      PGP
      SSL
      Host protection
      Server hardening
      Network devices
      Filtering and ACLs
      Network analysis and forensics
      Incident reporting and response

Workshop Items

  • Agenda (includes links to presentations and schedule)
  • Instructors: Jessica Wei (APNIC), John Chand (Fiji)