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COMP 8506 - Special Topics in Network Design and Implementation

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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)

60% in COMP 8006

Credits

3.0

Cost

$716.00

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 29891

Thu Apr 12 - Thu Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 28 Thu 18:00 - 21:45 BBY SE12 Rm. 323

Instructor

Aman Abdulla

Course Outline

Cost

$716.00

Notes

  1. This is a CST BTech course. CST BTech courses are also open to non-bachelor program students. 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.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Understand 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 Spring/Summer 2014

Related Programs

COMP 8506 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Know Your Enemy: Learning about Security Threats (2nd Edition)
Author Honeynet Project The
Publisher Addison-Wesley Professional
Copyright 2004
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-32116-646-3
Price $47.95
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