National CAE Designated Institution
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Students will participate in team-based, controlled war games within Champlain College's virtual system infrastructure. This will provide students a clear understanding of how to improve defenses. They will be expected to write incident reports, lessons learned, after action reviews and improvement proposals as part of this class.

Learning Objectives

  • Recommend a strategy to improve existing network and system protection schemes based on observed attack patterns.
  • Select and apply exploits based on known or observed vulnerabilities in order to better protect systems.
  • Assess attack strategies through the use of analysis techniques and recommend defenses to those attacks.
  • Analyze common intrusion patterns to identify potential attack vectors in order to strategically enhance defenses.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Systems Requirements Planning
  • Systems Architecture
  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Incident Response
  • Cyber Operational Planning