Introduction to the process of securing an information system against attack. Study includes application of concepts learned in prerequisite classes to both defend and compromise a system. Various tools for managing and compromising systems are explored as well as safeguarding ancillary systems to prevent collateral damage during testing procedures. Legal and ethical issues associated with penetration testing are explored as well. A grade of a “C” or higher is required in all prerequisite courses. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): CIT230 and CIT240 and MTH160.