MSCS695 Cyber Defense Capstone

This course provides students with a comprehensive hands-on approach to Cyber defense of a simulated corporate network. Students will be tasked with hardening various operating systems and firewalls, as well as emphasizing both endpoint detection and log monitoring. Students will work together as a team through the five-week course and learn how various aspects of a network's security are dependent upon monitoring and team communication. Students will be engaged in hardening a virtual corporate network in preparation for an actual Red Team attack culminating in the conclusion of the course.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of 33 program credit hours

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