CIS 263 Network Defense*

An advanced course in cybersecurity principles and techniques. Topics include the tools and tactics used in assessing the security posture of computer networks; the steps involved in a penetration testing methodology-network footprinting and discovery, service enumeration, attack vector evaluation, and vulnerability assessments; and the legal and ethical issues raised by penetration testing. 

3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.





CIS 128, CIS 161, CIS 236, and CIS 255.