Ethical Hacking (MSc course)

DURATION:
Semester COurse
ID:
COMP535
CREDIT:
10 ECTS

INSTRUCTORS:

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Dr Harald Gjermundrod
Associate Professor, University of Nicosia

Address

University of Nicosia   View map

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MSc

After completion of the course students are expected to be able to:

  1. be aware of the ethics with respect to ethical hacking and its legal implication
  2. understand the penetration process, from utilizing the human and physical element of a system, all the way through information gathering to an actual systempenetration
  3. be able to perform a series of zero-touch reconnaissance and information gatheringprocess in order to facilitate an effective penetration of a system and/or site
  4. apply strategies in order to compromise modern operating systems like Windowsfamily of OSs and the Unix family of OSs
  5. describe a range of approaches to compromise modern infrastructure, both wiredand wireless
  6. understand common web infrastructure and applications attack vectors and be ableto utilize tools and skills in order to attack web infrastructures and applications
  7. be apprised on common database vulnerabilities and attack approaches in order tocreate an effective attack against such systems
  8. critically evaluate the potential countermeasures to hacking techniques in order toevade attack detection mechanisms.

More info can be found in ECTS course syllabus.

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