part 1


Use the Internet to research and explore vulnerabilities that are related to TCP/IP (transmission control protocol/Internet protocol). In a 3–5-paragraph posting, provide the following information:

  • Current vulnerabilities related to TCP/IP
  • Countermeasures that address the vulnerabilities
  • Recommended products for addressing TCP/IP vulnerabilities

If you have experience with TCP/IP, include your own experience and recommendations in this posting.

part 2


Choose five of the following topics related to perimeter security and prepare a 5 – 7 slide presentation on that topic. The slide presentation should contain speaker notes of at least 3 paragraphs for each slide to explain the subject further. Also, include a cover slide and a reference slide.

Choose five of the following topics for the individual portion of the project:

  • State-based filters
  • Border routers
  • Screened subnets
  • Demilitarized zones (DMS)
  • Intrusion prevention system (IPS)
  • Intrusion detection system (IDS)
  • Proxy firewalls
  • Access control list filters
  • Fail safe equipment
  • Equipment redundancy

The individual presentation should include the following:

  • An explanation of how the security method works
  • Advantages and disadvantages of the chosen security
  • Trade-offs for using the specific security
  • Issues that are addressed by the security method chosen