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CNA 431. Offensive and Defensive Security Principles and Techniques

Credits: 3
Department: Computer Networking and Applications
Description: Analysis of vulnerabilities in OSI layer. Architecture and taxonomy of Intrusion Prevention Systems. Anomaly-based and signature-based systems. Virtual honeypots. Techniques and ethics of offensive security.
Prerequisites: CNA 426 or ECE 423 or CSCI 413 or both SE 221 and CSCI 201
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Analyze security vulnerabilities of protocols in the OSI layer
2. Design secure network architecture for intrusion detection and prevention
3. Apply virtualization techniques and design virtual honeypots
4. Apply reconnaissance operations, identify attack targets, and create attack payload

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