What is network security?

Introduction

A computer network, or in other words simply a network, is a collection of computers and other hardware components interconnected by communication channels that allow sharing of data, resources and information [1]. Adopt for both_ private or public needs, which are used in everyday tasks to conduct transactions and …

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Clever solution by making site more resilient by optimization

PURPOSE & SCENARIO

The objective of this laboratory test, scenario is to make explore alternative “clever” solutions (as opposed to making the site more resilient by optimizing it) to protect your site against attacks. Moreover, DDoS [1] attacks, malicious code, etc.

Therefore, we need to develop countermeasures for the working attacks …

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Testing SNORT – IDS rulesets

SCENARIO

The objective of this laboratory test, scenario is to create a solution and instructions for testing an IDS^1^ systems usefulness for detecting attacks against a wordpress site. In addition, we have to develop/download/find/whatever a SNORT configuration (rulesets, preprocessors, whatever) that performs better than the default …

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Testing IDS

SCENARIO

The objective of this laboratory test, scenario is to create a solution and instructions for testing an IDS\^1 systems usefulness for detecting attacks against a wordpress site. In addition, a repeatable process to evaluate vendor claims. Whatever passive IDS system sample delivered as a VM or a dedicated …

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Script Kiddie

PURPOSE and SCENARIO

The goal of this laboratory test is to make effort to attack server and to deface website. Here is the scenario: your client is worried about some stuff posted on a blog. They ask You to take care of it. They have a throwaway “script kiddie”[Script …

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IP Responsibility and abuse reporting procedure

PURPOSE

The main goal of laboratory report is to identify the responsibilities for the IP addresses below and how we can make connection to them. IP addresses are randomly chosen by the lecture.

IP addresses:

​1. 69.163.171.238

​2. 31.44.184.101

​3. 188.72.228.69 …

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