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IT:212Ethical Hacking3

This course examines the background, history, and theory of ethical hacking. Hands-on activities using practical applications and real-life simulations to practice hacking techniques and methodologies will be used to find and attempt to exploit vulnerabilities of an organization's network infrastructure. Best countermeasures will be determined to improve security policies to protect information resources in an effort to minimize or eliminate any potential attacks. Communication skills and techniques for the cybersecurity workplace are emphasized throughout the course. This course serves as preparation for the EC-Council Ethical Hacking certification exam. Prerequisites: IS 237 and Reading Proficiency.