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Web Linkhttp://www.natoschool.nato.int/Academics/Resident-Courses/Course-Catalogue/Course-description?ID=104
Last Date Updated23/Sep/2021 4:36
Training InstitutionNATO - School Oberammergau (NSO)
DisciplineCyberspace Operations (COP)
AreaCyber Defence Operations (CD)
Depth of knowledge Level300 - Advance
NATO Course CertificationNATO Approved

Course CodeCOP-CD-31369
Course TitleNetwork Security Course
ETF Course CodeM6-108
Delivery MethodBlended
Course DescriptionThe aim of this course is to provide students with in depth knowledge and skill of the bits-in-transit aspect of network security, including defining a network, exploring routers, routing & ACL basics, traffic analysis, perimeter defence & NIDS weaknesses, authentication, and virtual private networks.
Course NotesFor further information (e.g. list of eligibility requirements) please refer to the full course description via the above given web link.

Learning Objectives1. Describe Patterns and Protocols of Normal Network Traffic: Based on lectures, classroom and online discussions, videos, online labs, quizzes, and assignments, students will describe the patterns and protocols of “normal” network traffic, and of many cues that can be used to recognize malicious/attack traffic, in accordance with the guidelines provided by the course material. 2. Demonstrate Rudiments of Firewalls: Based on lectures, classroom and online discussions, videos, online labs, quizzes, and assignments, students will demonstrate the rudiments of firewall deployment and rule-writing, and the proper application of cryptographic mechanisms to achieve either of the INFOSEC objectives of confidentiality and integrity, in accordance with the guidelines provided by the course material. 3. Explain Role and Function of PKI: Based on lectures, classroom and online discussions, videos, online labs, quizzes, and assignments, students will explain the role and function of PKI, and the various methods used to perform e-authentication, in accordance with the guidelines provided by the course material. 4. Describe Key Principles of Security Pradigms: Based on understanding and appreciation of eight particular security paradigms/areas, students will be able to describe the following: 1) principle of least privilege, 2) reducing the target surface area, 3) Kerckhoff’s Principle, 4) risk management, 5) defense-in-depth, 6) proof-of-possession of secrets, 7) key management, and 8) security protocol handshakes/negotiations, in accordance with the guidelines provided by the course material.
Course Language(s)

Structure of the CourseResident (1 wk) - eLearning (8 wk) - Resident (1 wk)

Active CourseYes
Course Active from01/Jan/2011
Course Deactivated on31/Dec/2026
Course Duration (in days)10.0

Security ClearanceNU: NATO UNCLASSIFIED
Training AudienceM: NATO, PfP, MD, ICI and other nations as approved
ePrime Reference NumberACT.369

Tuition Fee per Student (Euro)3500.00
Fees for Accommodation and Meals (Euro)0.00

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