Week 8 saw a continuation on network layer security. IPsec was discussed in detail throughout the lecture, specifically how the three objectives could be acheived:

  • Integrity
  • Authentication
  • Confidentiality

During the week I had a look at some open source implementation that enable there objectives:

Still working on getting a practical test run going, aiming to do some testing with Wireshark to demonstrate the effectiveness of IPsec.

typicalIpSec
Typical IPsec configuration using Cisco routers