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CSI3208 Ethical Hacking and Defence
Credit Points: 15
CSI1101 Computer Security Computer Security

This unit is an introduction to ethical hacking with a particular focus on internet enabled services and technologies. Students will develop an understanding of modern techniques that can be employed to evaluate the security of implemented network configurations. Based on this understanding students will develop the ability to defend against network based threats. Ethical hacking is an emerging field which favors the practical application of skills to penetrate secure systems in order to demonstrate vulnerability so that steps can be taken to mitigate risk.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K07Bachelor of Computer and Network Security
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011