South Asian Network Operators Group
A non-profit forum for Data Network Operators in South Asia


31 Jul-07 Aug, 2019

Kolkata, India

Workshop: Network Security



Duration : 5 Days

Date : 3-7 August, 2019

Location : Kolkata, India

Venue : Holiday Inn Kolkata Airport Hotel

Level of Study : Beginner/Intermediate

Maximum number of attendees : 36 delegates


The objective of this workshop is to examine the elements involved in establishing and maintaining security for a network, and building an understanding and familiarity with the operations.

Device and network infrastructure security is also examined with a focus on establishing robust, stable, and secure networks.

It also includes an introductory level packet analysis for those who are performing incident response and investigation. Participants will explore tools such as wireshark, bro, tcpdump and others for dissecting network packets related to security incidents.

Target Audience

Engineers, Network Managers and Operators, and Security policy makers who are interested in network security and want to gain an understanding of the threats they face and how to mitigate such threats.


It is assumed that participants have a basic understanding of network operations, Internet technologies, OSI reference model and TCP/IP.

Course outline may consist of:

* Network security fundamentals

* Vulnerabilities and Mitigation on different layers of the TCP/IP stack

* Cryptography and PKI

* Device and Infrastructure Security

* Operational Security and Policies

* Email Security

* Intrusion detection and prevention

* Packet capture and analysis

* VPNs

* IPv6 Security

* Cryptomining/cyrptojacking

Other requirements

Participants are advised to bring their own laptop computers with high-speed Wi-Fi (802.11a/g/n/ac) and administrative access to system. It is also recommended that laptops have Intel i5 or i7 processor, >=8GB of RAM and 30GB of free hard disk space.