Introduction

10.0.1

Why should I take this module?

Welcome to LAN Security Concepts!

If your career path is in IT, you won’t just be building or maintaining networks. You will be responsible for the security of your network. For today’s network architects and administrators, security is not an afterthought. It is a top priority for them! In fact, many people in IT now work exclusively in the area of network security.

Do you understand what makes a LAN secure? Do you know what threat actors can do to break network security? Do you know what you can do to stop them? This module is your introduction to the world of network security, so don’t wait, click Next!

10.0.2

What will I learn in this module?

Module Title: LAN Security Concepts

Module Objective: Explain how vulnerabilities compromise LAN security.

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Topic Title Topic Objective
Endpoint Security Explain how to use endpoint security to mitigate attacks.
Access Control Explain how AAA and 802.1X are used to authenticate LAN endpoints and devices.
Layer 2 Security Threats Identify Layer 2 vulnerabilities.
MAC Address Table Attack Explain how a MAC address table attack compromises LAN security.
LAN Attacks Explain how LAN attacks compromise LAN security.