Fundamentals of Routing and Switching for Blue and Red Team
1 day course

Instructor Bio:

Paul Coggin is a Cyber Security Research Scientist for a large financial institution. His expertise includes tactical, service provider, and ICS\SCADA network infrastructure attacks, and defenses, as well as large complex network design and implementation. His experience includes leading network architecture reviews, vulnerability analysis, and penetration testing engagements for critical infrastructure and tactical networks. Pauls' experience includes teaching networking, hacking and forensics courses Internationally. He has a BS in Math\Computer Science, MS in Information Assurance and Security and a MS in Computer Information Systems. In addition he holds a number of network and security certifications.

Course Abstract:
In this intense 1-day class, students will learn the fundamentals of routing and switching from a blue and red team perspective. Students will receive a detailed discussion on how to attack and defend the network infrastructure. Students will leave the class with a good understanding of how to configure and operate routing and switching protocols as well as how to attack and defend the network infrastructure control, management and data planes in their organization networks.
Course Outline:
Introduction to Routing and Switching operations and configuration
Control Plane, Management Plane, Data Plane separation of services and security
VLAN, VLAN Trunking
VLAN security

First hop network protocols
First hop network protocols security issues
Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
STP security

ACLs, Route Maps and NAT
Multicast - routing and switching, security
Wide Area Networking
Network management
Network management security
Secure Visualization and Instrumentation Architecture
OSPF and EIGRP configuration
OSPF and EIGRP routing protocol security
IPv6 fundamentals
IPv6 Routing w/ OSPF and EIGRP
IPv6 security
BGP operation overview
BGP security

MPLS overview
MPLS security
Overview of Router and Switch Forensics
- Basic understanding of TCP/IP

Registering for BSides automatically registers you for this class unless you choose to register for the EC Council Stormwork Intrusion Workshop.