This course exposes students to the world of computer hacking. The primary goal is to give students an understanding of how vulnerable systems can be attacked as a means to motivate how they might be better defended. The class takes a systems engineering view of hacking and emphasizes practical exposure via hands-on assignments. Students are expected to use a computer that will remain off all networks while they complete assignments.
Course prerequisites: 
695.401 Foundations of Information Assurance and 635.411 Principles of Network Engineering or 605.471 Principles of Data Communications Networks, or equivalent experience.
Course notes: 
Homework assignments will include programming.
Course instructor: 
Smeltzer

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