FIT5037 – Advanced Network Security Week 7

Week 7 jumped away from snort and on to wireless communications. The lecture slides was particularly detailed, the key enhancements to be covered: TKIP – Temporal Key Integrity Protocol LEAP – Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol (according to most sources, becoming legacy to EAP-FAST) EAP-TLS – Extensible Authentication Protocol – Transport Layer Security (A public key system for wireless lans using a RADIUS server) PEAP – Protected Extensible Authentication Protocol –.. Read More

FIT5185 – IT Research Methods Week 7

A short week for IT research methods in terms of new material. Due to the literature review presentations we did not have a tutorial and only half a lecture. The topic of the lecture was ‘Correlation Analysis’, presented by Joze Kuzic. Lets start with the simple definition of correlation analysis, ‘A statistical investigation of the relationship between one factor and one or more other factors’. One point that I need.. Read More

FIT5108 – DoS Reading Unit Part 6

This week will look at what to me seems like a less well known form of DoS attack, DNS poisoning. This attack is more dangerous than the others we have looked at before because it can not only prevent users from accessing a services, it can lead them to a fake version of the service and ask for sensitive information. There are many methods for this attack, such as grabbing.. Read More