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iSGTW Announcement - GEANT security toolset training, Feb 09

Announcement - GÉANT security toolset training, Zürich, Feb 09

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Second security toolset training event open for applications

Dates: 2-4 February 2009
Location: Offices of SWITCH in Zürich, Switzerland
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No fee
Register before 7 November 2008

The GN2 Security Toolset development team are looking for around 15 people to become the second group of Approved GN2 Security Toolset Trainers, at a course in Switzerland in February 2009. This follows a successful pilot course in March 2008, which helped to bring the Security Toolset into use in a number of institutions across Europe.

The next round of training is aimed primarily at NREN security operatives, but is also open to the non-commercial computer security community as a whole and possibly to the commerical world as well.

The February 2009 course has been designed to enable participants to understand and be able to use the Netflow-based GÉANT2 Security Toolset, which consists of the netflow analysis tools NfSen and NfDump and the FlowMon appliance. The course will teach participants to use NfDump and NfSen to analyse such Netflow data and it will explain how to use FlowMon appliances to acquire Netflow data. It will explain how to use the Security Toolset to identify and analyse network security threats. It will also give participants the opportunity to practice using the Toolset in a well-controlled environment.