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FSCT 8590 - Network Exploits and Vulnerabilities

Forensic Investigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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Course Details

The course covers a wide range of topics from common vulnerabilities and tools that are used to exploit, to incident response and handling. Addresses theoretical and practical issues in malicious programs and scripts, stegonagraphy, worms and different types of network exploits and attacks.

Prerequisite(s)

FSCT 8540

Credits

3.0

Cost

$811.27

Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 54294

Mon Jun 21 - Fri Jun 25 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 21 - Jun 25 Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Aman Abdulla

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$811.27

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Due to the current COVID situation, this course will run ONLINE for the Spring/Summer term. There is no textbook required. Students who have been accepted into a Forensics program where this course is a part of the matrix may register without any further approvals. Students who are not currently accepted in a Forensics program or, if this course is NOT part of your program matrix, please contact the Program Assistants for departmental approval at BCIT_Forensics@bcit.ca. For information on Forensic programs and courses, please visit: https://www.bcit.ca/cas/forensics.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Plan and use exploit code and hacker tools for the purposes of gaining an understanding of network vulnerabilities.
  • Plan and use monitoring and scanning tools to identify system vulnerabilities.
  • Plan and use security tools to protect information and systems.
  • Plan and use freely available tools and off-the-shelf hardware to sniff wireless traffic and compromise 802.11 networks.
  • Plan and use popular frameworks such as Metasploit to penetrate and test systems vulnerabilities.
  • Plan and use popular frameworks such as Metasploit to penetrate and test systems vulnerabilities.

Effective as of Winter 2018

Related Programs

FSCT 8590 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Forensic Investigation (Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity Option)
    Part-time   Advanced Certificate
  2. Forensic Investigation (General Criminalistics Option)
    Part-time   Advanced Certificate
  3. Forensic Investigation (Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity Option)
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

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