ET-760: Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing
Course, prefix, number, & title: ET-760 Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing
Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 2 Lecture Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
Pre-requisites (if any): ET-725
Course Description in college catalog:
Topics include fundamental network and internet terminology in the fields of information security and information assurance and related legal and ethical issues. Students learn the tools and penetration testing methodologies used by ethical hackers. They also identify current computer security resources that describe new vulnerabilities and innovative methods to protect networks. Hands-on lab activities will complement the lecture topics.
Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:
General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.
Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
Course-specific student learning outcomes:
Other program outcomes (if applicable).
Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the Office of Accessibility Services in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Office of Accessibility Services website.