Enterprise Networking, Security, & Automation CIST 2453

4 Credits

(Prerequisites: None) (Corequisites: CIST 2452) This course describes the architectures and considerations related to designing, securing, operating, and troubleshooting enterprise networks. Major topics are wide area network (WAN) technologies and quality of service (QoS) mechanisms used for secure remote access. The course also introduces software-defined networking, virtualization, and automation concepts that support the digitalization of networks. Students gain skills to configure and troubleshoot enterprise networks and learn to identify and protect against cybersecurity threats. They are introduced to network management tools and learn key concepts of software-defined networking, including controller-based architectures and how application programming interfaces (APIs) enable network automation.

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