Linux, Firewalls and VPNs

Code: OLRN8250

Course description

This course explores Unix, Unix-like OSs, firewalls, and VPNs. Introducing students to the basic concepts of Unix/Linux, different file systems, editors, differences between Linux distributions, creating users, permissions, package managers, man pages, and other places to find help. This course also explores network security basics, including how hackers access online networks and the use of Firewalls and VPNs to provide security countermeasures. Students focus on both managerial and technical aspects of security. Coverage includes packet filtering, authentication, proxy servers, encryption, bastion hosts, virtual private networks (VPNs), log file maintenance, and intrusion detection systems.

Course details

Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
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Delivery
Campus
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Start Date: May. 14, 2019
Day/Time:
Delivery: Online
Campus: Online
Cost: $561.96
 
End date: Aug. 20, 2019
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

Not all courses are offered each term. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019. Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019.