Date: 20 Dec 2021
Location: Tutorial
Venue: Online


The tutorial is a customisation of some of the labs that are in the 3 or 5 day Network security workshops that are delivered by APNIC. This is a combine tutorial of the Cryptography fundamentals, Access control, Intro to WiFi and Network Monitoring and Management tutorials.

Target Audience

  • Engineers, Network Managers and Operators, and Security policy makers who are interested in network security and want to gain an understanding of Cyber security.


It is assumed that participants have a basic understanding of:

  • network operations, Internet technologies, OSI reference model and TCP/IP.
  • Basic Linux command line (CLI) skills.

We recommend the following Academy courses be completed before the start of the tutorial:

Tutorial topics

  • Introduction to Cryptography
  • Access Control
  • Firewalls
  • Introduction to WiFi
  • Introduction to Network Monitoring and Management

Other requirements

  • Participants are advised to bring their own laptop computers with high-speed Wi-Fi (802.11a/g/n/ac) and administrative access to system. It is also recommended that laptops have Intel i5 or i7 processor, >=8GB of RAM and 30GB of free hard disk space.
  • Software: SSH Client, Telnet Client, VirtualBox/VMware
  • Confirm Secure SHell (SSH) is allowed from the office or home network to access the lab infrastructure? Test ssh connectivity, try to connect to For example from the CLI type: ssh [email protected]
  • Attendees must have an APNIC Academy login account. If you don't have one already, you can create an account for free at
  • Please test the speed of your Internet connection to the servers where the Virtual Machines (VMs) are hosted at the Learn on Demand data centres, using the speed test tool at

Workshop Items

  • Agenda (includes links to presentations and schedule)
  • Instructors: Warren Finch (APNIC), Radhika Orari
  • netsec20211220-online.txt
  • Last modified: 2021/12/13 04:46
  • by warren