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2017-2018 Catalog 
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CIS 2352 - Ethical Hacking

(3 Credit Hours)

Three hours lecture per week. Prerequisites: CIS 1355  and  CTS 2390  

This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of the techniques and methodologies of security penetration testing. This course includes hands-on instruction using the various tools and methods that security professionals use to analyze an information system in order to discover vulnerabilities and protect against information loss, cyberterrorism and corporate espionage. In addition to learning how to properly document a security test, the student explores the legal and ethical ramifications of penetration testing, and learns how to apply the appropriate countermeasures in order to reduce the risks that organizations face. Students are encouraged to prepare for and take the Certified Ethical Hacker certification test offered by the EC-Council. Additional special fee is required.

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