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New Labs Available: Network Management and P4 Programmable Data Planes ASECPP

Tue, 07/26/2022 - 09:49

Thank you for choosing NETLAB+ to support your educational programs. NDG is pleased to announce two new additions to our library of supported labs for NETLAB+:

Network Management: These labs provide hands-on experience with network management tools to analyze and understand network traffic and network protocols. Learners are introduced to network protocols such as NetFlow, IPFIX, and along with networking tools such as Nfdump, Wireshark, Open vSwitch, GoFlow, and Grafana.

P4 Programmable Data Planes – Applications, Stateful Elements, and Custom Packet Processing: These labs provide hands-on practice with a variety of applications, stateful elements, and custom packet processing using P4 Programmable Data Plane switches in a Software-defined Networking (SDN) paradigm.

The development of the labs listed above was supported with funding from the National Science Foundation Award 1829698 “CyberTraining CIP: Cyberinfrastructure Expertise on High-throughput Networks for Big Science Data Transfers” and Award 2118311 “Cybertraining on P4 Programmable Devices using an Online Scalable Platform with Physical and Virtual Switches and Real Protocol Stacks” at the University of South Carolina (UofSC).

Updates to Palo Alto Networks Pods for NETLAB+

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 08:19

Thank you for choosing NETLAB+ to support your educational programs. We’d like to make you aware of updates to virtual machines in two of the pods supporting Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy content on your NETLAB+ system.

Updated Pod Designs

Please refer to the release notes for details on the redeployment of the updated OVA/OVF VMs.

NDG Security+ v4 Labs Now Available for NETLAB

Wed, 05/11/2022 - 10:32

We appreciate you choosing NETLAB+ to support your educational programs. We are excited to bring you an addition to our supported lab content, NDG Security+ v4.

Security+ is a vendor-neutral certification that proves competency in network security and risk management. The NDG Security+ v4 labs focus on the principles and best practices in network security. Learners gain hands-on practice in the skills needed to secure a network and prepare for industry certification.

For details on how the labs map to the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam Objectives and the CompTIA Security+ All-in-One Exam Guide, Sixth Edition (Exam SY0-601), please see the NDG Security+ v4 lab page.

We’re grateful for the opportunity to continue serving you and your learners!

Updates for Cisco Network Security v1 Labs

Wed, 04/27/2022 - 14:22

Thank you for choosing NETLAB+ to support your educational programs.  We’d like to share with you information on recent updates to the Cisco Network Security v1 labs for NETLAB+ VE, including the addition of a Skills Assessment lab and virtual machine updates for the Multi-Purpose Academy Pod w/ASA (MAP w/ASA), as noted in the release notes.

The Network Security curriculum prepares learners to design, implement, and support security for networked devices and ensure their integrity. Hands-on labs allow learners to practice the skills needed to become Network Security professionals and play a vital role in protecting a company’s data from theft, damage, or disruption.