CYBR 556 Ethical Hacking

Prerequisites: CSIT 534 or CYBR 534 or permission of the instructor 

The course covers the methods and techniques associated with cybersecurity penetration testing or ethical hacking. Course topics provide a full cycle of activities related to ethical hacking, ranging from planning, reconnaissance and scanning to exploitation, post-exploitation, result reporting and remediation. The focus is for students to explore how system and network vulnerabilities can be discovered and exploited along with techniques on how to remediate them. The course includes a significant hands-on lab component.




Fall Semester