41184 Secure Programming and Penetration Testing6cp; 3hpw, on campus
Requisite(s): 41182 System Security
Fields of practice: Cybersecurity and Privacy program
This subject introduces secure programming and penetration testing techniques to students. Students solve problems in ethical hacking by performing cyber-attacks to machines and applications with certain security vulnerabilities. Students also have opportunity to participate in security challenges and competitions at the national and international levels. Students are assessed on the basis of their technical capabilities in secure programming and penetration testing, their communication skills in speaking and writing, their team-working skills and awareness of ethical and legal constraints.
Autumn session, City campus
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