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Network Security using Kali Linux XFSC 7021

Forensics Microcredentials Part-time Studies Course

Course details

​This 2-day workshop introduces the usage of Kali Linux to provide security functions. It covers the basics of hacking, including the concept of penetration testing (also known as ethical hacking) and its value in combating cyber threats. This workshop will expose the attendees to the world of cyber crimes. It will also provide hands-on exercises to demonstrate elements of network hacking and to evaluate the security of a network system. The attendee should have a basic understanding of computer networks and Linux operating system. This workshop is suitable for people who are handling network administration tasks. This workshop is especially useful to those who are dealing with network security operations.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

1.0

Cost

$301.72

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of XFSC 7021 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 49070

Duration

Sat Nov 05 - Sat Nov 12 (2 weeks)

  • 2 weeks
  • CRN 49070
  • $301.72
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 05 - Nov 12 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 Online
Instructor

Gabriel Vitus

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$301.72

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. The attendee should have a basic understanding of computer networks and Linux operating system. This workshop is suitable for people who are handling network administration tasks. It is especially useful to those who are dealing with network security operations.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of ethical hacking in securing data in a business environment;
  • Compare the functionality of Reconnaissance tools;
  • Evaluate the security of a computer network using practical Vulnerability Assessment tools;
  • Secure a computer network using Kali Linux commands;
  • Assess network security levels using tools pertaining to the fingerprinting and footprinting stages.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2022

Related Programs

Network Security using Kali Linux (XFSC 7021) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Digital Transformation
    Microcredential Part-time

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Cybersecurity Essentials for IT Professionals
    Microcredential Part-time/Distance & Online Learning

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