Network Protocols (TDC 375 901) Spring 2015-2016
DePaul University, College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM)
Campus Map, Lewis Building 1005, Thursdays, 5:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., March 31, 2016 to June 9, 2016

John Kristoff <>
Tentative Office Hours (confirm first!):
  243 S. Wabash Ave., Room B13 (IORC lab)
  M/T/W: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  Internetwork with TCP/IP Volume One (6th Edition) Douglas E. Comer, ISBN-13: 978-0136085300 (CDM Assigned and Required Book) [errata]
  Interconnections: Bridges, Routers, Switches and Internetworking Protocols (2nd Edition), Radia Perlman, ISBN-13: 978-0201634488 (recommended)
This is what my last TDC 375 looked like: [weblink]
Official CDM Course Summary (TDC 375)
TDC 375-901 Syllabus
Bonus Project [txt]
Industry Experts [txt]

March 31, 2016
   Introduction [pdf]
   By Example [pdf]
   Experiences with Conficker C Sinkhole Operation and Analysis [pdf]
   Homework 01 [txt]
   Quiz 01 [txt]
   Bonus 01 [html] (optional)

April 7, 2016
   TCP/IP Overview [pdf]
   How Traceroute Explains the Internet [pdf]
   sample traceroute pcap (no options) [pcap]
   sample traceroute (-q1) [pcap]
   sample traceroute (-N1) [pcap]
   sample traceroute (-q1N1) [pcap]
   sample TELNET to routeviews [pcap]
   sample HTTP request with wget [pcap]
   Homework 02 [txt]
   Quiz 02 [txt]
   Bonus 02 [html] (optional)

April 14, 2016
   Who, What, Where and How: An Insider's View to Participating in the Security Community [pdf]
   Debian installation preparation
   Source address verification (aka SAV and anti-spoofing) discussion
   Homework 03 [txt]
   Quiz 03 [txt]
   Bonus 03 [html] (optional)

April 21, 2016
   Addressing Review
   Routing [pdf]
   Visiting Speaker: Maciej Leja
   Visiting Speaker: E.J. Gamarro
   Midterm Review [txt]
   NO Homework 04
   Quiz 04 [txt]
   Bonus 04 [html] (optional)

April 28, 2016
   Midterm [txt]
   Homework 05 [txt]
   NO Quiz 05
   Bonus 05 [html] (optional)

May 6, 2016
   Routing [pdf]
   End-to-end Argument in Systems Design discussion
   DDoS attacks, amplification/reflection, RTBH, flow-spec and SAV
   In-class routing workshop and lab
   ExaBGP template [txt]
   Homework 06 [txt]
   Quiz 06 [txt]
   Bonus 06 [html] (optional)

May 12, 2016
   Routing [pdf] (continued)
   routing worksheet [txt]
   Homework 07 [txt]
   Quiz 07 [txt]
   Bonus 07 [html] (optional)

May 19, 2016
   Routing Threats [pdf]
   BGP sample pcap [pcap]
   DNS [pdf]
   Homework 08 [txt]
   Quiz 08 [txt]
   NO Bonus 08

May 26, 2016
   DNS [pdf]
   DNS workshop
   Homework 09 [txt]
   Quiz 09 [txt] - take home quiz
   NO Bonus 09

June 2, 2016
   DNS Operational Realities [pdf]
   DNS Over TCP: A Rudimentary Textual Analysis [pdf]
   NO Homework 10
   Quiz 10 (in-class quiz, questions posted next week)
   NO Bonus 10
   Final Review [txt]

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