Enhancing the Design of a Secured Campus Network using Demilitarized Zone and Honeypot at Uew- kumasi Campus

Nsiah-Konandu, Alberta and Adu-Boahene, Christian and Nikoi, Solomon Nii (2022) Enhancing the Design of a Secured Campus Network using Demilitarized Zone and Honeypot at Uew- kumasi Campus. Asian Journal of Research in Computer Science. pp. 14-28. ISSN 2581-8260

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The increasing complexity of information systems, as well as the rapid development of new vulnerabilities and exploits, the security of campus networks needs to be hardened to minimize or eradicate security flaws.

Aim: To discover the vulnerabilities and enhance the creation and deployment of secured campus network.

Place and Duration of study: University of Education, Winneba – Kumasi campus.

Methodology: The integration of De-Militarized zone and Honeypot techniques was used to beef up the security of the campus network against vulnerabilities and exploits. Penetration testing was used in the assessment of the University of Education’s network infrastructure, and to demonstrate attacks and intrusion into the network infrastructure.

Results: Two firewall DMZ architecture techniques protect sensitive resources of the campus network by sanctioning the inflow and outflow of traffic, determining which segment allow and disallow traffic, whiles the Honeypot techniques were configured to keep the attention of attackers diverted from the main network, the full strength of an attack, until the administrators are prepared to put the effective counter in place. The fusion of DMZ and, Honeypot provide the System Administrators to effectively management the security of the campus networks.

Conclusion: Honeypots are used to detect vulnerabilities based on the attacker’s behaviour and, data collected by honeypots can be used to enhance other security technologies. The fusion of DMZ and Honeypot into the security models of the campus network made it more robust.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Asian Repository > General Subject > Computer Science
0 Subject > Computer Science
Depositing User: Managing Editor
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2022 07:11
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2022 07:11
URI: http://eprints.asianrepository.com/id/eprint/2605

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