Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSNT 247 Offensive Computer Security

3 credits
In this course, students will apply offensive security tactics, techniques, and procedures in order to assess the security posture of networks and information systems. Topics include intelligence gathering, technical execution, and implications of found vulnerabilities to business practices.

Prerequisites: CSNT 255 and CSNT 256

Corequisites: CSNT 241  and CSNT 253  

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Apply the Penetration Testing Execution Standard to a penetration test
  • Perform a network vulnerability assessment
  • Exploit known information system vulnerabilities

Total Hours: 40 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20