2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Mar 27, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CEG 6420 - Host Computer Security

Credit Hour(s): 3
This course introduces security hardening of a single system, and how to protect it when connected to a network. It explains how malware can compromise security and privacy from the moment a machine is powered on until shut down. Topics include Privilege Escalation, Buffer Overruns, Network Packet Mangling, Session Hijacking, Firewalls, and ethics. Lab work uses tools such as nmap and BackTrack Linux. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Graduate level CEG 6350 Minimum Grade of D
Enrollment Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

Level: Graduate
Schedule Type(s): Lecture