NWIT 275 - Wireless Security
An examination of wireless security problems to include the different techniques and software used by those who want unauthorized access to a network or computer, what security methodology exists, and what equipment and software are available for wireless security. Students work in teams as network administrators trying to protect the system or as individuals attempting to penetrate the system either overtly or covertly. PREREQUISITE(S): CMSC 253 and NWIT 245 , or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly NW 275.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Analyze Local and Wide Area Networks including the Internet.
- Interpret network vulnerabilities.
- Evaluate various network countermeasures.
- Analyze network operations risks.
- Conduct network penetration tests.
- Implement network countermeasures.
- Participate in practice exams for information security (INFOSEC) certification.
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