This unit gives an overview of securing the organisations business assets based on risk management approach. Students will develop an understanding about the risks and defense mechanism for network, application, physical, and wireless security. Students will gain insight into the fundamental concepts of modern cryptography and its applications in cybersecurity. Foot printing, enumeration and social engineering aspects are also covered. Wireless networks, desktop and operating system vulnerabilities, Internet of Things security are covered. Students will gain an understanding of the steps and process of network defense.
PRESCRIBED TEXT - HANDS-ON ETHICAL HACKING AND NETWORK DEFENSE