Class YearComputer Science & CybersecurityFreshmen & SophomoresJuniors & SeniorsTechnology, Engineering & Cybersecurity

CYB 338 IS: ETHICAL HACKING

This course will introduce students to ethical hacking and penetration testing methods, learning to think like a cyber-criminal and develop secure countermeasures. Students will learn the systematic approaches to planning, reconnaissance, vulnerability identification and exploitation methods used by hackers around the world to compromise the security of existing networks, systems and applications. A variety of penetration-testing tools and techniques will be explored through hands-on activities. Identification of corresponding cybersecurity control recommendations will be highlighted.

Prerequisites: CYB 235, or Instructor’s permission.

(Fall 2022, Fall 2024) Albert/Three credits