Network Security – Introduction – Overview of Network Attacks
TCP Overview – Connection Setup/Teardown, Packet Sniffing, Detecting Sniffers on your network, IP Spoofing, ARP Poisoning, UDP Hijacking, Fragmentation Attack- Ping of Death, Evasion & Denial of Service, UDP Hijacking, TCP Spoofing, TCP Hijacking – Mitnick attack, Joncheray attack, SYN Flood Attack, Denial of Service Attack, Port Scanning Techniques, ICMP, ICMP Attacks – ICMP Echo Attacks, Smurf Attacks, ICMP Redirect Attacks.
Wireless Security Overview, WLAN, 802.11, Adaptive network layer – graphs and routing protocols, graph theory, routing with topology aggregation, Cellular networks, adhoc networks, routing protocols, routing, QoS routing, security in adhoc networks, cognitive networks, heterogenous networks, complex networks, MIMO.
SDN – virtual networking, network virtualisation approach, network functions virtualisation, Routing in SDN-RCP, RF IP routing, Virtual Routers as a Service (VRS) , Routing as a Service (RaaS), Cloud assisted Routing (CAR) . NFV Security-Intra and extra VNF Security, NFV security countermeasures – topology verification, securing virtualisation platform, network and I/O partitioning, state management. SDN Security – design of secure and dependable SDN platform, data plane attack and countermeasures, integration with legacy protocols, cross domain connection, openflow protocol. Module 4. Advanced topics – distributed firewall, microsegmentation , intelligence in network security – neural networks and expert systems. Application of AI in IDS. SDN based intelligent network security solutions – topology protection, DoS protection.