IT Security/Network/Devices

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This lesson covers network device security.

Objectives and Skills[edit]

Objectives and skills for the network devices portion of Security+ certification include:[1]

Implement security configuration parameters on network devices and other technologies.
  • Firewalls
  • Routers
  • Switches
  • Load Balancers
  • Proxies
  • Web security gateways
  • VPN concentrators
  • NIDS and NIPS
    • Behavior based
    • Signature based
    • Anomaly based
    • Heuristic
  • Protocol analyzers
  • Spam filter
  • UTM security appliances
    • URL filter
    • Content inspection
    • Malware inspection
  • Web application firewall vs. network firewall
  • Application aware devices
    • Firewalls
    • IPS
    • IDS
    • Proxies

Readings[edit]

Multimedia[edit]

  1. YouTube: Routers, Firewalls, and Switches - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 1.1
  2. YouTube: Load Balancers and Proxies - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 1.1
  3. YouTube: Web Security Gateways and UTMs - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 1.1
  4. YouTube: VPN Concentrators - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 1.1
  5. YouTube: Application-Aware Security Devices - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 1.1

Activities[edit]

See Also[edit]

References[edit]