CYBERSEC 590: Advanced Topics in Cybersecurity – Ethical Hacking in Cybersecurity Operations


This course will introduce the benefits that offensive cybersecurity operations (ethical hacking) can provide in protecting an organization from malicious attackers. The student will be familiarized with methodologies for conducting ethical hacking of an external, internal and cloud environment.  The course will cover the Tactics, Techniques, Procedures (TTPs) that adversaries use when attacking an organization (Red Team) and provide processes that defenders can use to protect the organization (Blue Team). Hands-on ethical hacking exercises to develop the skills taught will be using virtual cyber ranges.