ADVANCED NETWORK TOPICS

Course Information
TitleΠΡΟΧΩΡΗΜΕΝΑ ΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΔΙΚΤΥΩΝ / ADVANCED NETWORK TOPICS
CodeNA16
FacultySciences
SchoolInformatics
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorGeorgios Pallas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40002587

Programme of Study: PPS School of Informatics (2014-today)

Registered students: 12
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
TECΗNOLOGIES GNŌSĪS DEDOMENŌN KAI LOGISMIKOUElective Courses117.5
TECΗNOLOGIES PLĪROFORIAS KAI EPIKOINŌNIŌN STĪN EKPAIDEUSĪElective Courses117.5
PSĪFIAKA MESA- YPOLOGISTIKĪ NOĪMOSYNĪElective Courses117.5
DIKTYAKA SYSTĪMATAElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization117.5

Programme of Study: PPS of School of Informatics (2013-today)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Information SystemsElective Courses117.5
Information And Communication Technologies In EducationElective Courses117.5
Digital MediaElective Courses117.5
Communication Systems and TechnologiesCompulsory Course117.5

Class Information
Academic Year2015 – 2016
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600011278
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Basic network concepts: OSI Layers, IP Networks, Local Area Networks, Wide Area Networks, TCP/IP networking
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
A. Network Security: Network communications security and cryptography (public/private key cryptography, PKI cryptography & certificates), secure communications protocols, IPsec for IPv6, DNSsec, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), secure data distributing via SSH. Securing unsecure protocols. Network viruses: types, detecting and blocking. Tracing IP and MAC addresses. Segmenting physical LANs to VLANs. B. High Network Availability: Deployment in layer 1, 2 using optical switching, multiple optical paths and Spanning Tree Protocol. Deployment in layer 3 using multiple standby gateways per VLAN. Deployment in layer 4 using Virtual Machine failover for critical services (DNS). Maintaining offsite backups, data mirroring, network based RAID-1 (DRDB). C. Quality of Network Services: Prioritizing traffic in low speed links using traffic shaping and policing. Increasing bandwidth using Ethernet bundling, network efficiency metrics, network quality evaluation tools. D. Network Versatility: Interconnecting LANs over WAN links. VPNs and ADSL tunneling for interconnecting remote LANs. Technologies for setting up point-to-point connections (SHDSL, Metro Ethernet, etc). Computational power as a network service, data multipresence, cloud computing, datacenter failover. Flat routing protocols (DHTs), point-to-point protocols (P2P). E. Managing Networks: Tools, protocols used, low level advanced troubleshooting - protocol incompatibilities (overcoming using IP MTU, Path MTU discovery, ICMP). IPv6 - transition and new applications.
Keywords
advanced networking, network redundancy, security, encryption, intrusion detection, attack mitigation, firewalling, tunneling, VPN
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures2257.5
Total2257.5
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Computer Networks - Tanenbaum 4Th Ed 2003 Computer Networking First Step - Cisco Press
Last Update
31-03-2016