2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 20, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

CSCI 4449 - Ethical Hacking


Prerequisites: CSCI 2210  or CSCI 2212  or CSCI 3351 CSCI 2215 CSCI 2246 .  This course introduces students to the exciting world of ethical hacking (a.k.a. system penetration) tools and techniques, which have become commonly used by system administrators and networking specialists to secure their systems. The goal of the course is to expose students to groundbreaking methodologies in conducting thorough information security analysis as well as advanced penetration-testing techniques. This course is deeply technical in nature. Students taking this course will be able to perform intensive assessments required to effectively identify, exploit, and mitigate risks to the security of the organization’s infrastructure. More precisely, it will be hands-on where students will use up-to-date tools like Kali-Linux and Metasploit. Students may also be required to implement their own prototypes or reproduce exploits. 3 credits.