Jun 05, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog
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IT 460 - Threat Analysis

Credits: 5
Provides the student with the ethical hacking knowledge to conduct a threat assessment, secure a network across popular platforms and operating systems, understand various types of threats, intrusion detection systems, and establish auditing and monitoring systems for vulnerabilities and threats without affecting performance.

Enrollment Requirement: Admission into the BAS in IT program or instructor consent.

Course Fee: $75.00

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Understand Ethical Hacking tools.
  2. Describe Denial of Service and Buffer Overflows.
  3. Understand and Describe Linux Operating System Vulnerabilities.
  4. Understand the methodology for Hacking servers and Wireless Networks.
  5. Understand Injection and cross-site scripting attacks.

Program Outcomes
  1. Analyze the security vulnerabilities of an organization’s information technology resources.
  2. Prepare for industry certification exams.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.

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