Info Sys Vulnerab andamp; Attacks

Course Description

Students will apply principles of penetration testing to identify and exploit vulnerabilities in network facing information systems and make recommendations for mitigation. This course uses tools such as the Metasploit Framework that is a free, open source penetration testing solution developed by the open source community.

Learning Outcomes

  • Synthesize those concepts behind penetration testing phases.
  • Compare and contrast exploit and attack methods and concepts.
  • Integrate the use of reconnaissance tools and produce reconnaissance against prepared targets.
  • Integrate the use of reconnaissance tools and produce reconnaissance against prepared targets.
  • Attack prepared targets by using penetration tools.
  • Recommend and prepare mitigation solutions based on penetration testing results.

Prerequisites

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