Nov 20, 2018  
2017-18 University Bulletin 
2017-18 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSC (0145) 380 - Computer and Network Security

Credits: 3.00

Students study offensive cyber-techniques and defensive strategies. Students will have an intermediate-level understanding of cybersecurity and a basic understanding of methods and techniques for digital forensics. Students will be provided with in-depth methods and techniques used by cyberattackers, which enables students to defend against them. 

Prerequisite 1: CSC 175  
Students will: 
•    Develop an intermediate-level understanding of the methods and techniques used by cyberattackers, and be able to explain how typical cyberattacks progress.
•    Be able to conduct network scans and vulnerability assessments, and can report on their findings.
•    Be able to discuss log management and SIEM, and can analyze and interpret large amounts of log data.
•    Be able to assess web applications and identify common vulnerability categories. In addition, students will be able to suggest remediation strategies.
•    Be able to conduct a meaningful discussion about digital forensics, and develop skills for acquiring and analyzing digital evidence.