Hacker Techniques, Tools and Incident Handling

Course Description

This course provides students with the theory and skills required in the fields of ethical hacking and incident handling. Areas of instruction include various tools and techniques, vulnerabilities of operating systems, software and networks used by hackers to access unauthorized information, and techniques and technologies to defend against these attacks. This course also addresses incident handling methods used when information security is compromised. This course requires three hours of lecture and additional independent time as necessary to complete course projects and assignments. (Prerequisites: NETW-106, NETW-107, and NETW-110 [or two of the three and department permission])