Security and Forensic Computing

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Test 1

This page defines some of the material for Test 1 for Security and Forensic Computing, which will account for 25% of the overall mark. The test will be a MCQ test with approx 40 questions If you have any questions, please contact us.

Teaching pack: Teaching pack. [Labs]
NetworkSims: [Download] and use your Napier email address to register [Toolkit]

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This outlines the main presentations for the academic elements of the test:

  • Study areas: [Here].
  • Chapter 1 [ Link ]. Fundamentals.
  • Chapter 2 [ Link ]. IDS.
  • Chapter 3 [ Link ]. Encryption.
  • Chapter 4 [ Link ]. Authentication.
  • Practice test [ Link ].
  • Millionaire test: [Here]. Make a million (some of the questions might not appear in the right way - and will overflow the text boxes).
  • Try some Alphabet Shifting and so on [Here]

Additional ref: [Here]. Best of luck with the test!

Test 2

This page defines some of the material for Test 2 for Security and Forensic Computing, which will account for 25% of the overall mark. The test will be a MCQ test with approximately [TBC] questions. If you have any questions, please contact us, on the link given below.

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Teaching pack: Teaching pack.
NetworkSims: [Download] and use your Napier email address to register [Toolkit]


 

This outlines the main presentations for the academic elements of the test:

  • Test outline [Outline].
  • Principles of Network Security [ Link ][ PDF ].
    • Introduction to PIX/ASA [PIX/ASA].
    • Starting with ASA [Link].
    • VPNs [VPNs].
  • Principles of Software Security [ Link ][ PDF ][ Test ].
    • Principles of Software Security Part 2 [ Link ].
    • Principles of Software Security Part 3 [ Link ] : ASP.NET, Web.config, Role-based security.
  • Principles of Digital Forensics [ Link Pt1 ] [Link Pt2 - Network Forensics].

Stand-alone lectures:

  • Study areas: [Here].
  • Practice test: [Here].
  • Millionaire test: [Here]. Make a million (some of the questions might not appear in the right way - and will overflow the text boxes).

Additional ref: [Here]. Any questions ... just ask!

For this year there is no Cisco Security part of Test 2.

 

This outlines the basics of the PIX/ASA firewall related to the professional certification.

Download NetworkSims: [Download]. Practice challenges within PIX/ASA. Note: If you install the new version ... make sure you uninstall your current one.

The following are just for practice, and based on certification questions (please have a look at the exam focus to define the main areas covered):

  • Practice test: [Here].
  • Millionaire test: [Here]. Make a million (some of the questions might not appear in the right way - and will overflow the text boxes).

Additional ref: [NetworkSims Tests]

Any questions ... just ask (see below)!