In the first half of this course, we covered many critical security concepts including CIA, Risk Management, Encryption standards, Access Management, and various security tools

In the first half of this course, we covered many critical security concepts including CIA, Risk Management, Encryption standards, Access Management, and various security tools. In the latter half of the course we have gone on to discuss basic LAN security, protocols involved, methods for testing the security of your network, and how to deal with incidents when they inevitably happen. For your final project you will write a 3-5 page APA paper discussing the following:

The focus of your paper is to perform a network analysis for the mock company, SSU Inc. Assume that you have been hired as a consultant to offer best practices for each of the bullet points below. Your paper should include the following sections:

  • Important LAN security considerations
  • Important security protocols
  • Methods for testing an infrastructure
  • High-level processes for handling incidents

SSU Inc is a regional bank with roughly 9000 employees across four states. Each branch consists of a LAN with 8 computers, and each branch is connected to the headquarters via a WAN