Course description

This course provides a structured technical approach to the design analysis and implementation of internet protocols and network architectures. We study various systems and protocols including TCP/IP encryption and security protocols e-mail/SMTP DNS and DoH routing protocols (RIP OSPF and BGP) and the LAN protocol suite. The course also discusses new and important areas of work including multimedia protocols for voice and video gigabit wireless networks the internet of things (IoT) software-defined networks (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV).


Associated Schools

  • Harvard Division of Continuing Education

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