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Ethical Hacking/Penetration Testing

Course Code CBER-708
Lecture hours per week 2
Lab hours per week 2
Course Availability: Open

Penetration testing or ethical hacking refers to the overall principles and techniques associated with the cybersecurity practice. This course covers complete processes involved in penetration testing including planning, reconnaissance, scanning, exploitation, post-exploitation, and result reporting. This course empowers student with the knowledge to be able to discover how system vulnerabilities can be exploited. Student will also learn how to avoid such problems. This course presents the underlying principles and a variety of the techniques such as sniffing using tools such as Wireshark, associated with the cybersecurity practise known as penetration testing or ethical hacking.