This course provides students with the concepts and skills for offensive hacking. Students practice hands-on offensive hacking techniques while in a lab environment.
Topics covered will include:
- The concept of “blue teams“
- Setup of a virtualization environment for threat assessment testing
- An overview of attack vectors, including brute force, denial of service, scans, backdoor attacks, and more
- Concepts and methods for mitigation of risk, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and intrusion prevention systems
- Using scanning tools like Nmap, Wireshark, Dig, NSlookup, and others to protect your network
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Workshop objectives (What is covered):
Topics covered the concept of “red teams,” setup of virtualization environment for penetration testing, setup of Kali Linux along with various tools, Nmap, Aircrack-ng, Wireshark, Metasploit Framework, Burp suite, John the Ripper, Social Engineering Toolkit, and Maltego, among others.
Chicago courses will be taught by Maurice E. Dawson, an assistant professor of cybersecurity and forensics at Illinois Tech and the director of the Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education at Illinois Tech. He has written several books on cybersecurity and conducts researh in software assurance, advanced cybersecurity principles, and the internet of things (IoT).
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Wheaton courses will be taught by Don Nelson, an adjunct industry professor of Information Technology and Management at Illinois Tech. He is also a senior validation manager: application enablement and was an information security architect, systems engineer and product manager—IP multimedia subsytem for Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia.
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Course Dates, Time, and Location:
Session A: Rice Campus, Wheaton, Illinois—Monday June 15, 2020–Wednesday June 17, 2020
Session B: Mies Campus, Chicago—Monday July 13, 2020–Wednesday July 15, 2020
Time: 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
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