Computer networks are central to modern digital communication technologies; however, network security is constantly under attack from both external and internal sources.
This free online course examines the fundamentals of network security and covers topics such as active and passive attacks on networks, encryption, symmetric and asymmetric key systems, authentication using certification authorities, and access control using passwords and firewalls.
This course will be of interest to IT professionals who want to learn more about network security or students who are interested in a career as an IT or network administrator.
Modules in Fundamentals of Network Security
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