CSE-248 - Ethical Hacking

3 credits

Ethical Hacking covers the tools and techniques used to find security vulnerabilities in information technology (IT) networks, servers, routers & switches, Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and other common components in the IT infrastructure. Topics include physical security, reconnaissance & social engineering, network scanning, device enumeration, network hardening, login credentials & multifactor WiFi & cell network attacks, Bluetooth hacking, cryptography and evaluating mobile devices. The unique challenges of securing wired and wireless Internet of Things devices is covered.
This course uses the Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH) CIEH exam 312-50 exam objectives as its core objectives, but concentrates on the skills necessary to evaluate then secure the IT infrastructure.

Prerequisite(s): CSE-220 or permission of the instructor. CSE-150 and CSO-105 or similar experience is recommended.

Corequisite(s): CSE-248L