This intensive 2 day workshop follows on from COMP 3705 and allows students to explore Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and to detect attacks that get past firewalls. The focus of this hands-on workshop is to configure and install an IDS, set-up email alerts and design useful policies to deal with false-positives and ongoing maintenance. Topics will also include heuristic, anomaly, signature and misuse detection systems and how to choose the best solutions. Students will examine various intrusions and discuss how to analyze logs for patterns. The goal of this workshop is to provide network administrators with a higher level understanding of the most common IDS tools and methodolgies available for network security.
Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2006
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