This course introduces students to advanced hacking methods and techniques associated with the cybersecurity. The course introduces methodologies, techniques, and tools to analyze and identify vulnerabilities in stand-alone, web-based, and networked applications. Students will be engaged in state of the art operating systems in which they will scan, test, and secure systems. Special attention will be paid to attacks vectors in the operating system, web server, and database. Upon successful course completion, students will be able to scan and evaluate network vulnerability, perform penetration testing, and make recommendations for mitigating risks and vulnerabilities discovered in the network. This course prepares students to become certified ethical hackers.
MSCS637 Advanced Ethical Hacking