12-14 June 2018
IT Center, University of Peradeniya
Asia/Colombo timezone

The Network Security Workshop focuses on day to day activities and system components to provide comprehensive understanding and hands-on experience allowing you to gain valuable experience in network security best common practices, tools and techniques. Participants will be able to examine the key concepts, protocols and the policies involved in establishing and maintaining security for a network, and building an understanding and familiarity with their operation.

This workshop will introduce CSIRT operations from the NREN perspective and will look at the nature and structure of network attacks and the motivation that drives such online malicious activity. Workshop will point out the actions and processes that can be used to identify, mitigate and respond to such attacks.

Objectives: Prepare LEARN members to identify and handle security incidents on their campus networks. 

Target group: Network Administrators/ Engineers from LEARN member institutions (one who deals with the campus network)

Program Level: Intermediate

Course fee: free of charge (two nights accommodation sharing basis, refreshment, lunch, dinner and break-first will be provided)

Duration: 3 days

Class size: 60

Prerequisite: Good familiarity with LINUX command line and system administration jobs. Knowledge of Layer 3 protocols, and CLI Commands. Basic knowledge of security concepts is an added advantage.

Note: Participant are requested to bring a laptop (4GB RAM, 25GB free disk space) with VirtualBox or any other suitable hypervisor installed

Call of Institutional Nominations Opening: 2nd May 2018

Call of Institutional Nominations Closing: 30th May 2018

Online Registration Opening: 1st June 2018

Online Registration Closing:  11th June 2018

IT Center, University of Peradeniya