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Royal Military College of Canada

Department of Electrical and
Computer Engineering

 


EEE404 - Cyber Defence


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Dr G.S. Knight
knight-s@rmc.ca
Rm S5108
6470

Capt Guillaume Vigeant
Guillaume.vigeant@rmc.ca
Rm S3213
8349

Military and civilian computing systems are frequently attacked by espionage services,organized crime, and hacking groups. In this course, students will investigate the cyber threat environment, network attack, the design of network perimeter defence, and defence-in-depth. The capstone activity is a two-week cyber defence exercise at term end, organized and run by the National Security Agency, involving military college teams from Canada and the United States. Students completing this course will be able to design a defensive computer network architecture and understand the network cyber operations environment. Topics include: firewall design; deployment of intrusion detection and preventions systems; design and implementation of security policy; and identification and authentication.

EEE404 Course Outline


Lectures:

Wednesdays: 1240 - 1330 hrs  in SB2107
Wednesdays: 1340 - 1530 hrs in SB4112 (Laboratory)
Friday: 0800 - 0950 hrs in SSC31

Seminar Schedule

This table may be updated/changed during the term

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Dates

Period 1

(Fri-4)

Period 2

(Fri-5)

Period 3

(Wed-6)

Lab

(Wed-7,8)

Notes

1

09 11 Jan

 

 

 CDX brief

Unix CLI

 CDX 2017 Directive

2

12 18 Jan

 Vulnerability Assessment

Port Scanning

 

Vulnerability Scanning

 

3

19 25 Jan

 Proxies

 netcat

 Covert tunnels

Penetrating a firewall 

 

4

26 Jan 01 Feb

 
Intrusion Detection Systems

  Suricata Primer

 Lab 2 - Network Intrusion Detection with Suricata

 

Chapter 1,2 and 4 of the Guide to Intrusion Detection Systems

5

02 08 Feb

Password Attacks

Quiz Reading: Windows 10 Security

 Active Directory

 General Policy Objects

 

6

09 17 Feb

Network Packet Analysis
Network Forensics Analysis Network Forensics Analysis (Friday 17)

7

20 24 Feb

Reading Week

 

8

27 Feb 03 Mar

 Computer and Intrusion Forensics

 Digital Forensics

 

9

06 10 Mar

 

 

 

 

 

10

13 17 Mar

 

 

 

 

 

11

20 24 Mar

 

 

 Midterm Exam - CTF Style

(22 March)

 

12

27 31 Mar

Good Friday

 

 

 

13

03 07 Apr

 CDX PrepWeek

 

14

10 14 Apr

CDX Exercise Week

 

15

17 21 Apr

Exams

 

 

 


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