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Cisco Systems and the Critical Infrastructure Assurance Group recently announced the availability of a Security Bootcamp for Professors. The program is designed to enhance Information Assurance instructors' knowledge and professional development in the area of network and host security. College, university, and community college professors and instructors involved in Information Assurance instruction are invited to attend this free training program. Housing will not be paid for during the bootcamp.

Program of Study

This is a 4-day program on the Purdue University campus in West Lafayette, Indiana. The first program begins Monday, June 14, 2004 and ends Thursday, June 17, 2004. The second program begins Monday, August 9, 2004 and ends Thursday, August 12, 2004. The program consists of 4 days of extensive, lab intensive, hands-on security exercises. Topics include router security, firewalls, virtual private networks and intrusion detection and protection.

Anticipated Course Schedule:

Day 1: General Security Topics (security policies, etc.), Router Security
Day 2: Firewall Configuration, Configuring Advanced Protocols, and Intrusion Detection
Day 3: Configuring Remote Access VPN's, Firewall VPN's, router VPN's
Day 4: Configuring IDS Sensors, Configuring and Customizing Signatures, Monitoring and Managing Alarm Data

To Apply:

Travel information can be found at

For more information please contact Lori Floyd at (765) 496-6764 or

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