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CITC 2356 - Penetration Testing and Network Defense


Penetration Testing and Network Defense focuses on how hackers attack computers and networks, and how to protect Windows and Linux systems. Legal restrictions and ethical guidelines will be taught and enforced. Students will perform many hands-on labs, both attacking and defending, using port scans, foot-printing, buffer overflow
exploits, SQL injection, privilege escalation, Trojans, and backdoors. Students learn the legal, ethical, and technical aspects of using computer systems in unexpected ways. These skills are essential for penetration testers and other network security professionals.

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Semester: Spring

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisites: ENGL 0870 READ 0870 , or appropriate entrance scores. CITC 1301 CITC 1302 , and CITC 1332  

Note: Course not designed for transfer.


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