Mininet is a Linux-based network emulator which enables the prototyping, development and sharing of OpenFlow and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) networks. Given the growing importance of these networking technologies, Mininet has potential as a teaching tool in the IT lab. This post describes how to get Mininet running in KVM on CentOS 7, and introduces some basic commands and workflows.
The unit ICTNWK403 Manage network and data integrity covers a mixed bag of skills and knowledge around the “development of asset protection processes, determining threats and implementing controls to mitigate risk“: in other words, keeping the show on the road. Topics range from the management of user accounts, file permissions, assets and backups to handling environmental and virus/malware threats and deploying network monitoring systems.