Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

IT 4843 Ethical Hacking for Effective Defense

Prerequisites: CS 3153, IT 3123 or CS 3224


This course focuses on detection of network and system vulnerabilities by taking an attacker-like approach to system, network, and data access. Topics include network attacks and defenses, Operating system and application vulnerabilities, social engineering attacks, and malware. Ethical, legal implications of network attacks are also discussed.

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