Fundamentals of Computer Network Security 專項課程
Launch your career in cyber security. Master security principles and tools for securing your networks, systems, and data.
With the learner's cloned instance from my AWS image, our Project 1a-d integrate the security principles and knowledge covered in first MOOC and apply them in real world tasks using state of art tools, such as gpg for signing and verifying documents/open source software packages, misc/CA scripts for performing CA certificate signing tasks, generate server/client certificates, and setup on apache web server for secure web access with mutual authentication. Project2a-b cover the use of OpenSSL for encrypting/decrypting data, and Diffi-Hellman key exchange. The related lectures cover the development of secure programs using Crypto API. Projects 3a-b cover hacking and patching with command injections and SQL injections. Project 3c cover cracking Linux passwords with hashcat using AWS P2 GPU instance. Project 4a-b cover the construction of DMZ firewall system with iptables to provide DNAT, masquerade services, filtering packets to secure serves in two AWS virtual private clouds.
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Can I just enroll in a single course?
Can I take the course for free?
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Know one high level programming language, basic Unix system commands, and discrete mathematics in particular the number theory.
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
Yes. MOOC1 covers security design principles and concepts. Learning it first will help understand basic security terms which are used in other MOOCs and how the principles and basic security services are applied in various situations. MOOC2 helps the learners understanding the basic cryptography and related crypto API to create secure web app. These knowledge help learners assess the hacking and patching skill/tools needed in MOOC3. MOOC4 should be done last since it integrates all cyber security knowledge to implement security policies and their enforcement procedures for hardening a networked systems.
Will I earn university credit for completing the Specialization?
At this time, this Specialization is not credit bearing. At a future time, this content may contribute in part towards university credit. Please note that additional costs and requirements may be entailed once credit is offered.
You should be able to create public/private keys, certificate requests, install/sign/verify them for web server and client authentication, secure emails, and code signing.
You should be able to write secure web apps with Crypto API to implement the confidentiality, integrity, and availability basic security services.
You should be able to hack web applications with Command Injection and SQL Injection vulnerabilities and patch them.
You should be able to apply penetration testing tool to exploit vulnerable systems.
You should be able to use hashcat softare and AWS P3 GPU to crack passwords using dictionary attacks and mask patterns.
You should be able to configure firewall and IDS for secure network systems using AWS VPCs.
You should be able to specify effective security policies and implement efficient enforcement procedures by applying security design principles for securing network systems.