IS 491 Hacking Attacks, Trace back and Counter Measures

3 credits

Develop knowledge of the methods used by malicious intruders, an understanding of the methods used to repel an attack and expertise in the use of the tools and techniques used to track down the perpetrators. This course explores in depth the ever growing varieties of hacking attacks and the need for multilayered counter measures employed to prevent them. Students will learn to employ trace back techniques to track down leads and ultimately determine the identity of those responsible for the unauthorized access.

Prerequisite(s): IS 231 Network Technologies.