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Special Topics in Network and Security Development COMP 8505

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course is a study of topics of particular interest to advanced B. Tech students in the area of Network software development and Network security. The focus will be on the research and application of advanced implementation of security tools such as Covert Channels, Stealth Backdoors, Trojans, Packet crafting and sniffing, and security tools proof-of-concept and prototyping. Also covered will be Malware analysis and Reverse Engineering techniques.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$759.37

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of COMP 8505 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 44199

Duration

Thu Sep 15 - Thu Dec 08 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 44199
  • $759.37
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 08 Thu 17:30 - 21:15 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 323
Instructor

D'Arcy Smith

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$759.37

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. 1. Please email cstbtech@bcit.ca for departmental approval. Include your student number (A0#), course number (COMP__) and preferred CRN. 2. This is a CST BTech course. CST BTech courses are also open to non-bachelor program students. 3. CST Bachelor program students have up to seven (7) years to complete the Bachelor program starting from the date of their first Technical degree-level course or the date of acceptance to the Bachelor program, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.
Status

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Design and implement a variety of covert channels and network surveillance software.
  • Conduct advanced research into specific and specialized areas in Data Communications such as network security and securing applications.
  • Develop strategies for imaginative and practical solutions for software development problems using custom designed code.
  • Explain the usefulness (i.e., non-malicious use) of applications such as sniffers, backdoors, port knocking and stealth communications.
  • Use applications such as sniffers, backdoors, port knocking and stealth communications in malware analysis.
  • Implement rootkits in the Linux environment.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Special Topics in Network and Security Development (COMP 8505) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Computer Systems (Database Option)
    Bachelor of Technology Part-time
  2. Computer Systems (Human Computer Interface Option)
    Bachelor of Technology Part-time
  3. Computer Systems (Network Security Administration Option)
    Bachelor of Technology Part-time
  4. Computer Systems (Network Security Applications Development)
    Bachelor of Technology Full-time
  5. Computer Systems (Network Security Applications Development Option)
    Bachelor of Technology Part-time
  6. Computer Systems (Wireless and Mobile Applications Development Option)
    Bachelor of Technology Part-time

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