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

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CSEC 281B - Ethical Hacking

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

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. Explain legal and ethical concerns as they apply to penetration testing.

Prerequisite: CIT 112B  and CIT 211  with a grade of C or better; or Instructor approval

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