This course is design to meet the needs of students who want to gain the knowledge and skills to protect networks with the tools and techniques of an ethical hacker. The course helps equip learners with the knowledge and skills needed to be cyber security professionals. Students will explore the concepts of ethical hacking and its practitioners, explaining the importance in protecting corporate and government data. This course offers an in-depth guide to performing security testing in today’s cyber security environment. This course also covers the emerging vulnerabilities and innovative methods to protect networks; a discussion of mobile security; and information about computer crime laws, including penalties for illegal computer hacking. Through hands-on activities and case projects, students will be able to apply cybersecurity concepts they learn to real world scenarios.
Offered for 2 Semester hours.