2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CIT 274B - Ethical Hacking

Credits: 3
Course introduces students to concepts of penetration testing to validate security measures and identify vulnerability. Topics include IT security awareness, data confidentiality, data integrity, legislated privacy policies, and individual and institutional liability. Course also explores methods used by intruders to gain the access to computer resources and methods to prevent/reduce vulnerability.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Explain basic IT security concepts and models.
  2. Formulate a basic security policy.
  3. Demonstrate basic penetration attacks.
  4. Assess risks and countermeasures.
  5. Elaborate legal and ethical concerns as they apply to penetration testing.

Prerequisite: CIT 112B  and CIT 211  both with a grade of C or better

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