Network Security and Penetration Testing

Code: OLRN8300

Course description

Students examine the realm of network security, spotlighting the latest threats and vulnerabilities. The students address how and why people attack computers and networks--equipping them with the knowledge and techniques to successfully consider methods of combating hackers.

Course details

Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: OLRN8250
Corequisites: None

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Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2022 registration opens November 1, 2021. Spring 2022 registration opens February 7, 2022.