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Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 
Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CET 2662C - Ethical Hacking for Network Professionals

3 hours Lecture, 1 hour Lab, 3 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): CNT 2405C, CTS 2314C, and permission of the Program Director
AA Elective: No
This course is an intense, hands-on, advanced-level security course that provides information and practical experience in the techniques used to attack and penetrate networks. This course introduces and demonstrates hacking tools for vulnerability testing purposes only. Instruction includes the following topics: ethics and legality, foot printing, network scanning, enumeration, system hacking, trojans, backdoors, sniffers, session hijacking, and Denial of Service attacks (DoS), as well as the hacking of web servers and web applications, and the hacking of wireless networks. Additional topics include SQL (Structured Query Language) injection, Linux hacking, evading firewalls, IDS (Intrusion Detection Systems), honeypots, and buffer overflows.

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