Chapter 8

Securing the Network Infrastructure

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CERTIFICATION OBJECTIVES

8.01     Understanding Firewalls

8.02     Using Intrusion Detection Systems

8.03     Network Design and Administration Principles

8.04     Securing Devices

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Abig part of security within organizations today comes from securing the network infrastructure. This involves making sure that the network used to connect an employee’s computer to the servers is as secure as possible against threats from outside or inside the network.

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