Laboratory for BIOSINF master, 1st year, 2nd semester

Teaching assistants

Teaching assistant: M.Sc. Dragoș Drăghicescu.

Laboratory description

The Network Security laboratory aims to deliver students an overall introduction into the world of professional penetration testing and security audit. The content of the materials presented have a clear objective of emphasizing the theoretical knowledge grasped by the students, letting them get real hands-on experience that prepares them even for a career in industry.


  1. Fundamental notions in network security.
  2. Tehniques for documenting an unknown network.
  3. IPSEC, tunneling tehniques.
  4. Monitoring the network. Syslog. NTP. Webmin. Firewalls.
  5. IPS/IDS – intrusion prevention/detection systems.
  6. Vulnerability assessment frameworks. Metasploit.


Laboratory – (activity + small project assessment): 30%