2021-2022 College Catalog 
    Mar 24, 2023  
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CIS 2203 - Ethical Hacking & Systems Defense

3 Credits
This course teaches ethical hacking by means of penetration testing techniques that students will learn to use to identify and test the vulnerabilities of computers and networks with the goal of determining the best defense strategies

Prerequisite: CIS 1623 - Security Pro  

Corequisite: CIS 2212 - Command Line Scripting  

Course Level Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Analyze threats to workstations such as Malware, a foreign USB stick inserted, social engineering by shoulder surfing, etc. (PLO 3, 4, 5 )
2. Analyze threats to servers/networks such as denial of service attacks, password brute force attacks, etc. (PLO 3, 4, 5 )
3. Analyze threats to websites including, but not limited to, SQL injections, cross site scripting attacks, etc. (PLO 3, 4, 5 )
4. Effectively use penetration tools to identify and analyze vulnerabilities (PLO 1, 2, 4, 6)
5. Successfully resolve a series of security attacks in a virtual Cyber Range (PLO 1, 2, 4, 6, 7)

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