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Number:CS342
Name:Ethical Hacking
Description:This course covers ways that computers and networks are attacked by hackers using techniques and common utilities. Learners explore security threats and ways that system vulnerabilities are exploited to attack systems. Topics include network offensive strategies, obfuscation of attacks, marshalling indirect attack vehicles, trading resources, and hacking of external information sources. On top of the offensive foundation, learning extends to the design of improved defenses. Advanced techniques to defend systems include Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), sniffers, protocols analysis, social engineering, vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, hacking resources, and cyber reporting resources. The domain for these activities will include large hosts, PC platforms, and mobile devices.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s): CS345
CS218

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