|Instructor(s)||Rossell, Shelley (shelley)|
|Meeting Times||Wednesday 5:15pm - 7:30pm|
Knowing how to defend means knowing how to attack. This course will focus on penetration testing, drawing on the core concepts from the ‘Introduction to Computer Security' course. Topics will include:
Labs will primarily use Kali linux.
MPCS 56511 Introduction to Computer Security
Students need to be able to run both Kali linux and the Metasploitable2 machine image - on VirtualBox or other virtualization environment.
MPCS 54001 Networks (recommended) or similar solid knowledge of TCP/IP, routing, and other networking concepts.
MPCS 53001 Databases (recommended) or similar understanding of relational database structure and SQL (structured query language).
This course requires competency in Unix and Linux. Please plan to attend the MPCS Unix Bootcamp (https://masters.cs.uchicago.edu/page/mpcs-unix-bootcamp) or take the online MPCS Unix Bootcamp Course on Canvas.
This class is scheduled at a time that conflicts with these other classes: