Course Number   Course Title / Description / MnTC Goals / Prerequisites Credits
CST 2823   Network Intrusion 3  
  This course examines ethical hacking and information systems security auditing. Students will focus on the current security threats, advanced attack vectors, and practical real time demonstration of the latest hacking techniques, methodologies, tools, tricks, and security measures. The course will explore pentesting (Penetration Testing), hacking and securing systems. The lab intensive environment provides student's in-depth knowledge and practical experience with the current security systems. Foundational concepts include how perimeter defenses work and scanning and attacking networks. Students will learn how intruders escalate privileges and what steps can be taken to secure information technology system. Content topics include: intrusion detection, policy creation, social engineering, Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks, buffer overflows, and virus creation.  
  Prerequisite: CST2284  

CST 2823 is a required course in the following degrees, diplomas, or certificates:
Cyber Security Specialist AAS Degree (2019-2020)
Network Systems Administration AAS Degree (2019-2020)
Network Systems Administration Diploma (2019-2020)
Windows Administrator Certificate (2019-2020)
Cyber Security Specialist AAS Degree (2018-2019)
Network Systems Administration AAS Degree (2018-2019)
Network Systems Administration Diploma (2018-2019)
Windows Administrator Certificate (2018-2019)
Cyber Security Specialist AAS Degree (2017-2018)
Network Systems Administration AAS Degree (2017-2018)
Network Systems Administration Diploma (2017-2018)
Windows Administrator Certificate (2017-2018)
Cyber Security Specialist AAS Degree (2016-2017)
Network Systems Administration AAS Degree (2016-2017)
Network Systems Administration Diploma (2016-2017)
Windows Administrator Certificate (2016-2017)
Cyber Security Specialist AAS Degree (2015-2016)
Network Systems Administration AAS Degree (2015-2016)
Network Systems Administration Diploma (2015-2016)
Windows Administrator Certificate (2015-2016)
Network Systems Administration AAS Degree (2014-2015)
Network Systems Administration Diploma (2014-2015)
Windows Administrator Certificate (2014-2015)
Network Systems Administration AAS Degree (2013-2014)
Network Systems Administration Diploma (2013-2014)
Windows Administrator Certificate (2013-2014)
Network Systems Administration AAS Degree (2012-2013)
Network Systems Administration Diploma (2012-2013)
Windows Administrator Certificate (2012-2013)
Network Systems Administration AAS Degree (2011-2012)
Network Systems Administration Diploma (2011-2012)
Windows Administrator Certificate (2011-2012)
Network Systems Administration AAS Degree (2010-2011)
Network Systems Administration Diploma (2010-2011)
Windows Administrator Certificate (2010-2011)
Network Systems Administration AAS Degree (2009-2010)
Network Systems Administration Diploma (2009-2010)
Network Systems Administration AAS Degree (2008-2009)
Network Systems Administration Diploma (2008-2009)
Network Systems Administration AAS Degree (2007-2008)
Network Systems Administrator Diploma (2007-2008)
 
CST 2823 is an elective course in the following degrees, diplomas, or certificates:
Computer Support Technician AAS Degree (2016-2017)
Computer Support Technician Diploma (2016-2017)
Computer Support Technician AAS Degree (2015-2016)
Computer Support Technician Diploma (2015-2016)
Computer Support Technician AAS Degree (2014-2015)
Computer Support Technician Diploma (2014-2015)
Computer Support Technician AAS Degree (2013-2014)
Computer Support Technician Diploma (2013-2014)
Computer Support Technician AAS Degree (2012-2013)
Computer Support Technician Diploma (2012-2013)
Computer Support Technician AAS Degree (2011-2012)
Computer Support Technician Diploma (2011-2012)
Computer Support Technician AAS Degree (2010-2011)
Computer Support Technician Diploma (2010-2011)
Computer Support Technician AAS Degree (2009-2010)
Computer Support Technician Diploma (2009-2010)
Computer Support Technician AAS Degree (2008-2009)
Computer Programmer Diploma (2008-2009)
Computer Support Technician Diploma (2008-2009)