In this subject students will learn how to test computing systems for vulnerabilities and secure them against hacking. Students will learn how attackers find weaknesses in a computing environment, and be asked to critically evaluate system defences intended to prevent such attacks. Students will become familiar with perimeter and endpoint defences, before learning how to scan and attack networks. Students will also become familiar with the material they need to prepare for the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) industry certification exam during this subject.
School of Computing and Mathematics
Only available to students enrolled in IT Masters relevant courses.
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