Skip to main content

Network Security using Kali Linux XFSC 7021

Forensics Microcredentials Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

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. This course may be eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant. Students register themselves into the course, then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment, if eligible.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

1.0

Domestic fees

$310.50

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of XFSC 7021 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 68754

Duration

Sat Apr 20 - Sat Apr 27 (2 weeks)

  • 2 weeks
  • CRN 68754
  • Domestic fees $310.50
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 20 - Apr 27 Sat 09:00 - 16:30 Online
Instructor

Bogdan Pirvoaica

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$310.50

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. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. This course will be taught LIVE over two Saturdays online. Attendance is mandatory. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information. The attendee should have some knowledge of an operating system (e.g., Windows 10 or Linux). This workshop is suitable for those Help Desk Support technicians who plan to move into the networking area at work. It is especially useful to those people who are handling network administration tasks. There is no required textbook for this offering.
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 Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Cybersecurity Essentials for IT Professionals
    Microcredential Part-time

Subscribe

Interested in being notified about future offerings of Network Security using Kali Linux (XFSC 7021)? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

  • Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request for BCIT course information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: privacy@bcit.ca.