The Society of Broadcast Engineers

The Association for Broadcast and Multimedia Technology Professionals

IP Network Security, Part 2

Instructional Method: Online, Available anytime

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As broadcast station IP networks have grown and become an integral part of the broadcast technical plant, so has the security threats grown such that network security is an ongoing essential task for the broadcast engineer with IT responsibilities. This webinar series will provide an understanding of IP network security terminology, security plan principals, best practices, and proactive implementation techniques. Practical implementation examples utilizing popular network infrastructure equipment will be provided.

At the conclusion of this webinar series, you should have a fundamental understanding of IP network security principals, an understanding of developing a network security plan for your organization, and best practice implementation approaches. Network security is an on-going IT process and should never be considered a one-time setup and forget process.

Webinar Outline:

  • Introduction to IP Network Security & Threats
  • Brief Review of IP Network Basics
  • Structured Implementation by Following the OSI Model
    • Physical Security
    • Link-Layer Security (Ethernet switch port security focused)
    • Network Layer Security (firewall focused)
  • Reference Resources
  • Conclusion, Part 2 Preview, & Questions

About Your Instructor: Wayne Pecena, CPBE, 8-VSB, AMD, DRB, CBNE

Wayne Pecena is the Assistant Director of Educational Broadcast Services in the Office of Information Technology at Texas A&M University. In this position, he serves as the Director of Engineering of TTVN: The Enterprise Videoconference and Data Network serving the Texas A&M University System and Public Broadcast stations KAMU-TV and KAMU-FM serving the Brazos Valley area. He is responsible for leading technology implementation for the enterprise network of the Texas A&M University System, supporting more than 150 IP data locations and more than 350 videoconference sites within Texas and internationally. In addition, Wayne is responsible for broadcast technology implementation at KAMU. He has more than 35 years of broadcast telecommunications experience and holds BS and MS degrees from Texas A&M University. He is a licensed private pilot and holds Amateur Radio Operator License N1WP.

SBE Recertification Credit

The completion of this webinar from Webinars by SBE qualifies for 1 credit, identified under Category I of the Recertification Schedule for SBE Certifications.

Registration and Pricing 

SBE Members: $62

MemberPlus Members FREE

Non-Members: $92

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If you have questions regarding this webinar, contact Cathy Orosz via email or by phone at 317-846-9000.