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CST* 267 - Ethical Hacking and Network Defense


Credit(s): 3
Prerequisite(s): CST* 246 .
This course is designed to introduce the student to ethical hacking and penetration testing using open source software. Ethical hackers are employed by corporations for the purpose of testing their networks for weaknesses. Topics covered in the course include industry standard tools and techniques used to discover vulnerable and exploitable machines in a network. The student will learn about stages of ethical hacking including reconnaissance, scanning, enumerating, gaining access, and maintaining access. Great emphasis will be on the legal and ethical issues related to hacking.



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