The main objective of this online course on Network Security is to present fundamental concepts and technologies aimed at enhancing the security of computer networks. It focuses mainly on wired networks based on the Internet technology for computer communication and the provision of networked services. The security requirements (from both users and network point of view), technologies, mechanisms and protocols that aim to safeguard the network and the provided services are presented, analysed and evaluated.
The covered topics have as follows:
- Introduction to Cybersecurity
- Network Protocols and Technologies
- Cryptographic Protocols
- Authentication Mechanisms
- Wireless Network Security