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Course Description

Encompasses in-depth exploration of various methods for attacking and defending a network. Explores network security concepts from the viewpoint hackers and their attack methodologies. Includes topics about hackers, attacks, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) malicious code, computer crime and industrial espionage.

Learning Objectives

  1. Demonstrate mastery of describing the role of an ethical hacker, describing what you can do legally as an ethical hacker, and describing what you cannot do as an ethical hacker
  2. Demonstrate a mastery of describing port scanning and types of port scans, describing port-scanning tools, and explaining what ping sweeps are used for
  3. Demonstrate mastery in explaining the TCP/IP protocol stack and explaining the basic concepts of IP addressing
  4. Demonstrate mastery in describing vulnerabilities of the Windows and Linux operating systems, identifying specific vulnerabilities and explain ways to fix them

Framework Connections