Dec 03, 2021  
2021-2022 General Catalog 
    
2021-2022 General Catalog
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NET 378 - Ethical Hacking


3 credits
This course introduces the art of ethical hacking and security testing, thereby preparing students to be efficient security professionals. This course explores the tools and techniques that security professionals use to discover vulnerabilities and offer solutions to protect computer networks. Students will learn that by knowing what attackers know and think, they can better protect network resources from attacks. In addition to learning fundamental security testing concepts, students will gain practical knowledge in computer programming, documentation of security tests, ethical and legal ramifications, and discover that critical thinking skills and creativity are essential in security testing. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills as they evaluate various technology topics and concepts while searching for underlying connections between the technology and how to apply those concepts in a lab setting, which is a skill that should be beneficial in any/all types of technology careers. This course will also help students gain hands-on technology literacy which will be of vital significance when making important work-related decisions.

Prerequisites
NET 563  , NET 728  

Fees
Face-to-Face: None; Online: 8-week online students will have a per credit hour e-book fee automatically charged to their account.







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