Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    Oct 18, 2019  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog
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NWIT 264 - Network Forensics

Focuses on the technical aspects of network intrusions and discusses the methodology commonly used by attackers. The course begins with an overview of networking protocols and then addresses topics, such as session hijacking, capturing network traffic, and the importance of collecting volatile data. Students learn how to examine a compromised server or workstation in the field to obtain log files and forensic images of hard disk drives. Students examine server log files and forensic artifacts for evidence of the attacker’s methods and activities. PREREQUISITE(S): NWIT 170  or consent of department. Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of common tool knowledge and hash sets.
  • Perform host enumeration and port and vulnerability scanning.
  • Create snapshot to triage and/or image powered-on computer systems.
  • Describe Windows file sharing and vulnerabilities.
  • Describe variety of network attacks.
  • Perform incident response techniques and considerations.

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