Presentation on theme: "Enterprise Network Security Accessing the WAN Lecture week 4."— Presentation transcript:
Enterprise Network Security Accessing the WAN Lecture week 4
Objectives General methods to mitigate security threats to Enterprise networks Configure Basic Router Security Explain how to disable unused Cisco router network services and interfaces Explain how to use Cisco SDM Manage Cisco IOS devices
Malicious Code Attacks A worm executes code and installs copies of itself in the memory of the infected computer, which can, in turn, infect other hosts. A virus is malicious software that is attached to another program for the purpose of executing a particular unwanted function on a workstation.
IOS Maintenance Periodically, the router requires updates to be loaded to either the operating system or the configuration file. These updates are necessary to fix known security vulnerabilities, support new features that allow more advanced security policies, or improve performance