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NEW: Network Security | TBC (12 Weeks Class Based)

Course Overview

Award(s)
QQI Level 6 Minor Award in Network Security 6N0720
Course Code:
TBC | TUES 18.45-21.45
Fees:
€280

This programme module aims to give

the student an understanding of the

fundamental concepts in Network

Security and an ability to implement

best practice solutions in the protection

of computer system.

 

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Programme Description

• Demonstrate an understanding of and

apply key (fundamental) concepts

and principles in communication and

infrastructure security

• Identify security threats to, and

weaknesses of, network solutions

and deployments—both external and

internal

• Define and enforce robust security,

compliance, auditing and updating

policies

• Establish and implement a centralised

system update and software patching

regimen

• Secure common software and internet

services

• Use a VPN to securely connect, and

route remote traffic, into a corporate

network

• Establish secure wireless connectivity

for devices and users within a

corporate network (e.g. WPA, WPA2,

EAP, 802.1x)

• Engage in systematic security

auditing, system hardening and

penetration testing for all network

devices and services

• Describe a training, auditing

and compliance system for an

organisation’s computer system

• Demonstrate an understanding of the

different methods used for software

restriction policies, and implement and

evaluate one such method

• Investigate hardware and software

encryption solutions for securing

information on modern networkable

systems

 

Entry requirements: A QQI Level

5 in Networking Essentials or equivalent

and An Aptitude in Maths and Computer

Programming is recommended

 

Note: This course may take place at

the Further Education and Training

Centre Kilmallock Road Campus,

Limerick.

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This provision is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020.