This course will teach a student the knowledge and skills required to look for weaknesses and vulnerabilities in the computer systems and networks with a view to enhance defense against cyber-attacks. Students will also learn about Information System Security, Trojans, Viruses and Worms and understand the concepts of Cryptography and learn the steps to implement security controls to detect and prevent cyber-attacks. The course will also cover the objectives of the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification examination.
The following courses must be taken prior to this
| CIS 275 - Network Security Fundamentals OR CIS 208 - Implementing Network Security