Apr 16, 2024  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ITS 274 - Ethical Hacking and Network Defense

3 credits (Hrs: 3 Lec)
This course includes an in-depth understanding of how to effectively protect computer networks. Students will learn the tools and penetration testing methodologies used by ethical hackers. In addition, the course provides a thorough discussion of what and who an ethical hacker is and how important they are in protecting corporate and government data from cyber attacks. Students will learn updated computer security resources that describe new vulnerabilities and innovative methods to protect networks. Also covered is a thorough update of federal and state computer crime laws, as well as changes in penalties for illegal computer hacking.   Students will learn how to use programming languages to develop security tools for detecting security weaknesses in computers and computers networks.

Prerequisite(s): NTS 104  , ITS 212  , and CSCI 112  or Equivalent



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