Network Exploits, Vulnerabilities and Penetration Testing (ITOP 2415)

This course introduces students to the art of ethical hacking and security testing. The course covers the legality of ethical hacking, TCP/IP, malicious software, security attacks, enumeration, programming concepts, vulnerabilities of operating systems, cryptography basics and network protection systems. Students will learn up-to-date techniques in protecting and defending their networks for internal and external intruders. Students will work in groups to find vulnerabilities in the network and try to exploit that vulnerability using various hacking tools.
Course code: ITOP 2415
Credits: 4.5
Length: 72.0 hours
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ITOP 2411; ITOP 2204.

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