This course will address advanced tools and techniques used by security professionals to discover vulnerabilities in computer networks. The course will equip students with the knowledge and techniques needed to protect computer networks. The course will offer a balance of lecture and lab experiments. Course is offered in the spring semester.
Understand the legal requirements of ethical hacking and penetration testing
Demonstrate testing methodology that can be used in an ethical pen testing
Demonstrate the ability to analyze and mitigate cyberattacks
Demonstrate the ability to detect unauthorized devices on a network
Demonstrate the ability to thwart the hacking of wireless networks
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.