Sep 24, 2023  
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DCOM 215 - Ethical Hacking and System Defense

4 Credit(s).

Covers planning, scoping and methodology using hands-on tools to perform passive and active reconnaissance. Students use various tools to exploit network-based and host-based system vulnerabilities for given scenarios after conducting a vulnerability analysis. Students complete post-exploit tasks then analyze and report penetration test results for given scenarios. Students develop mitigation strategies for vulnerabilities that are discovered based on best practices. This course prepares students for the CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam. Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite(s): DCOM 224  or permission of the Program Coordinator
Common Course Outline: DCOM 215 CCO  

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