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42 - IT-S Information Technology - Security and Audit

IT-S 135 - Web Based Content Filtering Methods

Code Start Date Duration Venue
IT-S 135 05 August 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
IT-S 135 02 September 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
IT-S 135 28 October 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
IT-S 135 25 November 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
IT-S 135 23 December 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Content filtering is a fast-paced battle of new technologies and the relentless trumping of these systems by subversion and evasion. Reasons for using Web Content Filtering range from wanting to improve internal productivity, keep users off of dangerous and illegal sites or restrict sites based on the morals of those in charge of the organization. In general, the need to block content for whatever reason, can be met with Web Content Filtering. This course provides a guide for implementing a content filtering system.

Course Objectives

  • Improving security by blocking access to malicious and risky websites
  • Preventing malware downloads from malicious or hacked websites
  • Keeping your defense current with automatic intelligence tools, targeted threat analysis, and continuous updates
  • Controlling access through policy-based controls with highly granular blocking and filtering

Who Should Attend?

  • Network Managers
  • IT Managers
  • Security Managers
  • Site Administrators
  • Network Administrators
  • Technical Support Engineers
  • Systems Engineers
  • Government Agencies

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • What is Content Filtering and Why is It So Important?
  • Internet Content Filtering Solution Architecture
  • SSL/TLS Traffic
  • How SSL/TLS interception works

Day 2

  • The Security Impact of HTTPS Interception
  • HTTP/HTTPS sites
  • HTTPS Content Filtering Solution
  • Traffic detection, Traffic management, Signature Library

Day 3

  • Asymmetric Traffic Handling
  • Types of Routing Asymmetry
  • Considerations and Potential Solutions
  • Evaluation Criteria 
  • Ignore the problem 
  • Network/external approaches 
  • Intersect all paths with one box 
  • Ensure core affinity

Day 4

  • Different solutions of content filtering
  • How to Evaluate Internet Content Filter Solutions
  • Client-Based Internet Content Filter Solutions
  • Server-Based Internet Filtering Solution
  • Gateway-Based Internet Access Control Solution
  • Cloud-Based Internet Content Filtering Solution

Day 5

  • Digital Certificate Management system
  • Digital certificates overview
  • Digital certificate management considerations
  • z/OS PKI Services
  • Smart Certificate Distribution System
  • Other related topic of content filtering