Dates: 28th November - 2nd December 2016
Location: Nadi, Fiji
Conference Website: PacNOG19
Venue: Tanoa Convention Centre


  • The objective of this workshop is to examine the elements 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 establishing a robust, stable, and secure network while protecting 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 online malicious activity. The types of tools that are used in modern attacks, who is behind them, and the impact they have are also discussed. The course further examines the actions and processes that can be used to identify, mitigate, and respond to such attacks. The role and impact of botnets will also be discussed in detail covering botnet operation, functionality, and control.

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.


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

Workshop topics

  • 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 and infrastructure security
  • Network analysis and forensics

Workshop Items

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