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Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing CIST 2613

4 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 4 Lab 3 - 0
Pre-requisite(s): CIST 1601
Co-requisite(s): None

This course teaches students the skills needed to obtain entry-level security specialist jobs. It provides a hands-on introduction to ethical hacking, and penetration testing. It is for individuals who want to enhance their information security skill set and help meet the growing demand for security professionals. Topics include network and computer attacks, footprinting and social engineering, port scanning, enumeration, OS vulnerabilities, hacking web servers, hacking wireless networks, cryptography and network protection systems.


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