Ethical Hacking and Systems Defense


Times Offered Syllabus
Lec-Lab W 05:00pm-07:50pm

Times are for SPRING 2017
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Prerequisites Technologies Studied
(These Courses must be Completed)
Ethical hacking, systems defense
Course Description
This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of
ethical hacking and becoming an ethical hacker. The course focuses on
the code of conduct and ethics of attacking systems. The course also
teaches the mindset of the criminal hacker and evolution of the hacker.
Students also gain fundamental understanding and education on the
elements of compromising computer systems for the explicit purposes of
securing them from criminals. The course makes a very clear distinction
between criminal hacking and ethical hacking, and only teaches the latter.
The course then focuses on some fundamentals of system defense,
including configurations and software to prevent unauthorized system
Why Students Take ITP-325
To break into systems and hack for the purposes of security. Ethical hacking has been rated the #1 upcoming IT job.
Course is Part of...
Computer and Digital Forensics (MINOR)
Applied Computer Security (MINOR)
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