Network Security Lab (Instructional Lab)

Wireless Security courses CSEC-569/669/769 (details) hold their lab sessions in the 868-square-feet Networking Security Lab (GOL-2780) located at the 2nd floor of GCI. It includes 5 state-of-the-art pods, each with 4 workstations and dedicated lab equipment (switches, various APs, USRPs, etc.). The software and hardware necessary to develop expertise in forensic techniques as well as wireless security are provided as needed.

Additionally, the following types of equipment are available for check out at the cage:

  • Wi-Fi access points
    • Asus AX6000 home router (802.11ax-compatible)
    • Cisco Aironet 4800 access point (802.11ac Wave 2-compatible)
  • Switches
    • Cisco Catalyst 3850-48U-S VO6
  • Wireless USB adapters
    • TP-LINK Archer T3U MU-MIMO Wireless USB Adapter
    • TP-LINK Archer T9UH High Gain Wireless USB Adapter w/ Mount
  • Software-defined radios
    • HackRF One
    • LimeSDR
    • USRP B210 (70 MHz – 6 GHz)
    • USRP N210 w/ UBX40 daughterboard (0-6 GHz)
  • IoT devices
    • Hiseeu IP Camera
    • Samsung SmartThings Hub
    • Samsung SmartThings Button
    • GoControl Z-Wave LED Floodlight
    • Samsung SmartThings Motion Sensor
    • Samsung SmartThings Multipurpose Sensor
    • APIMote Board w/ antenna (for ZigBee exploitation)

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