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ISA 564: Security Laboratory

Course Information from University Catalog

Not Repeatable


Provides hands-on experience in configuring and experimenting with commodity-networked systems and security software in a live laboratory environment, with the purpose of understanding real-world security threats. Takes both offensive and defensive approaches and exposes students to a variety of real-world attacks, including viruses, worms, rootkits, and botnets. Possible mitigation and defending mechanisms, such as firewalls and intrusion detection software, also covered.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

ISA 562 and CS 531 or equivalent.

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2018

Expertise