In this course, students learn different methods of how to secure Local Area Networks (LANs) at the connectivity level. Topics include: monitoring MAC addresses and port security, limiting MAC & IP spoofing, controlling traffic flows, implementing and enhancing security in VLANs, enabling authentication on connection points, and determining host security health. Examples are used throughout to reinforce concepts
Identify the vulnerabilities and best practices in securing LAN connections
Understand the management and decision-making processes within the NAC Framework
Discuss methods of defending against attacks to STP, VLAN, and VTP switch configurations
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.