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ISA 764: Security Experimentation

Course Information from University Catalog

Not Repeatable

Teaches how to conduct security experimentations and empirically demonstrate, validate, and evaluate security vulnerabilities, exploits, and defense mechanisms. By the end of the course, students will gain a deeper understanding and first-hand experience on capturing packets of interests from both wired and wireless networks, and replying interested network flows and how shellcode various buffer overflows attacks, worms, spyware, rootkits, botnets, anonymous communication and traceback mechanisms work.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3


ISA 564 and ISA 656.