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Special Topics in Network Design and Implementation COMP 8506

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 security. The focus will be on understanding network vulnerabilities and how they can be exploited. Penetration testing frameworks and tools will be covered. The use of Honeynets and wargames in understanding how to mitigate network threats and vulnerabilities will be covered.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$740.62

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of COMP 8506 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 48134

Duration

Sat Sep 10 - Sat Nov 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 48134
  • $740.62
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Sat 10:00 - 13:45 Distance SE12 Rm. 321
Instructor

Umme Salsabil

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$740.62

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. 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:

  • Demonstrate how exploits can be used to compromise networks and evaluate the threat they pose to systems and networks.
  • Conduct network audits and penetration testing for networks.
  • Analyze networks and identify potential vulnerabilities that could be exploited.
  • Design and implement customized network security solutions that would mitigate threats and vulnerabilities.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Special Topics in Network Design and Implementation (COMP 8506) 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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