SEC 665 Computer Intrusion Defense

This course covers the development and effect on business and government of computer hacking, with special emphasis on methods, tools, and hacker culture. Students will learn to describe the specific tools of hackers and system administrators as well as the literature and subcultures of hackers and groups dedicated to malicious computer hacking. They will also be able to distinguish appropriate countermeasures to be applied to shore up specific vulnerabilities and to fend off specific types of intrusion attempts.

This course is offered in the following Certificates:

The course learning outcomes that you will demonstrate upon completion of this course are as follows:

Define Cybercrime 

Define hacking and identify behaviors

Discuss exploitation methods and tools

Identify exploiting systems

Identify and prioritize assets for protection

Identify social and economic impacts of cybercrime

Identify different behaviors for computer abusers, attackers, and criminals

Discuss core components of cyber laws and their issues

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