2020-2021 Catalog

SEC 420 Perimeter Defense Techniques


CIS 332 OR CIS 333 OR CIS 413 OR SEC 340

This is a lab-based course that covers topics in offensive network security, ethical hacking, network defense and countermeasures. The course provides an understanding of the tactics and tools used by hackers and methods to prepare strong countermeasures and defensive systems to protect an organization's critical infrastructure and information. Topics include perimeter defense techniques, scanning and attacking simulated networks with a variety of tools, viruses and malware.


Certification availability: Certification availability is subject to change.

Course preparation requirements: Course may require that prerequisites are satisfied through completion of a course at Strayer University, transfer credit or review of previous certifications earned. Contact your campus dean or associate campus dean, or student services coach for additional information.