SRT210 Weekly Schedule

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Winter 2019

Week Objectives and Tasks Labs Other Assessments
Week 1:
7 - 11 jan
  • Course overview
  • Set up host machine for course work (c7host)
  • Offline file access security
  • passwd and shadow files
Lab1
Week 2:
14 - 18 jan
  • Set up a nested virtual machine
  • Get familiar with basic networking setup and utilities used on Linux
  • Understand how the IPtables firewall works and use it to make simple rules
Lab2
Week 3:
21-25 jan
  • Understand how port forwarding works and how it relates to security.
  • Set up port forwarding using iptables.
  • Understand fundamental concepts that make up SELinux.
  • Troubleshoot problems caused by SELinux.
Lab3
Week 4:
28 jan - 1 feb
  • Understand the principles of how DNS works.
  • Set up an authoritative DNS server.
  • Test your DNS server to confirm that it works as expected.
  • Configure an operating system to use a specific DNS server.
Lab4
Week 5:
4 - 8 feb
  • Reverse DNS
  • DNS and security
Lab4 Part 2 Assignment 1
Week 6:
11 - 15 feb
  • Review and practice for the test
Review of labs to date
Week 7:
18 - 22 feb
  • Review and practice for the test
Midterm test
Study Week:
25 feb - 1 mar
 
Week 8:
4 - 8 mar
  • Understand how DHCP works and set up a working server/client.
  • Understand which types of traffic can be captured where, from the point of view of an attacker.
  • Practice capturing traffic, and browsing it using Wireshark.
Lab5
Week 9:
11 - 15 mar
  • Learn some fundamental concepts and terminology used with LDAP.
  • Practice creating users in OpenLDAP.
  • Set up linux machines to authenticate against an OpenLDAP server.
Lab6
Week 10:
18 - 22 mar
Lab6
Week 11:
25 - 29 mar
Objective:
  • Task
Lab
Week 12:
1 - 5 apr
Objective:
  • Task
Lab
Week 13:
8 - 12 apr
Objective:
  • Task
Lab
Exam Week:
15 - 19 apr