Laboratory #2: Awereness of the Role and Weaknesses of Operating Systems in Network and Data Security
Goal: To make students aware of the role and weaknesses of operating systems in computer and data networks.
Duration: 1 Week
Deliverables: 5 double spaced page
Research four major operating systemsâ€™ vulnerabilities and write a paper on these vulnerabilities for each operating system.
Consider the following operating Systems:
- UNIX ( and other varieties of Unix like FreeBSD and OpenBSD)
- Mac OS
- Internet security models: IPv4/v6 encapsulation header