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Re: Open Curriculum for Network Security
From: John Strand <strandjs () gmail com>
Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2010 20:49:24 -0600

What I do for my DU classes is take the outline provided in the book and
just use it as a wireframe.

Then, for each section find current links that illuminate the issues.

Ill start with a few.  PDC-land, help IronGeek out.

On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 11:47 AM, Adrian Crenshaw <irongeek () irongeek com>wrote:

Hi All,
    A local university has asked me about teaching a Network Security class
for them. The teacher who use to teach it is leaving, but here is a sample
of his old schedule:

Ch. 1 – Security, Ch. 2 – Ethics, Security overview


http://pauldotcom.com/wiki/index.php/Episode201

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2010/Jun/205



Ch. 3 – Network Theory, Ch. 4 – Cryptography


http://www.willhackforsushi.com/presentations/Essential_Crypto_Without_the_Math_Webcast-20100426.pdf


Ch. 5 – Physical Layer Security
Additional material from demos and other sources
Ch. 6 – Physical LAN


http://www.ranum.com/security/computer_security/papers/a1-firewall/



Ch. 7 – Wireless networking


www.*wpacracker*.com


Ch. 8 – Layer 2 security, Ch. 9 – SLIP and PPP protocols
Ch. 10 – MAC and ARP


http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/new-phishing-attack-exploits-tabbed-browsing-052510

http://www.thoughtcrime.org/software/sslstrip/


Review Midterm Examination (All topics covered up to this point)
Fall Break
Ch. 11 – Network Layer Security,


http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2008/08/how-to-intercep/


Ch. 12 – IP addressing and IP Security
Ch. 13 – Anonymity, Ch. 14 – Transport Layer security


www.*tor*project.org

www.*anonymizer*.com


Ch. 15 – TCP and UDP, National Security Directive 42 Liabilities
Ch. 17 – DNS security and related topics, Ch. 18 – VPN Technology
Ch. 19 – SSL technology and security, Ch. 20 – SSH concept

http://wiki.debian.org/SSLkeys
www.win.tue.nl/hashclash/rogue-ca


Ch. 21 – SMTP functionality, Ch. 22 – HTTP functionality
Legal aspects related to privacy and network security
Emerging ideas for security network of the future, Review
Final examination (All topics covered after Midterm Exam)


I hate to make people buy over priced text books, can anyone recommend an
open curriculum I could use? I could bit and piece it together from multiple
sources (Ligatt it, except I'd give credit), but I'd rather have something
that is all in one.


Thanks,
Adrian

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