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CYNX 3235. Practical Network Defense (1-2-2) Prerequisite: CYNX 2202 with a grade of S. This course is designed with the goal of creating a skilled and experienced industry certified cybersecurity professional. Through a series of modules and related hands-on labs, this course builds on concepts covered in IT Fundamental and Network Fundamentals to understand topics and practical methods of network and system security. The lessons include full practical setup guides, as well as virtual labs for the student to practice their new skills before deploying these technologies and strategies in a production network. S/U grading.


CYNX 3216. Threat Hunting Professional (1-2-2) Prerequisite: CYNX 2202 with a grade of S. This course is designed with the goal of creating a skilled and experienced industry certified cybersecurity professional. Through a series of modules and related hands-on labs, this course provides the knowledge and skills to proactively hunt for threats in an environment. It trains the student to develop a hunting mentality using different strategies to hunt for various attack techniques and signatures. S/U grading.


CYNX 4225. Mobile Application Security and Penetration Testing (1-2-2) Prerequisite: CYNX 2202 with a grade of S. This course is designed with the goal of creating a skilled and experienced industry certified cybersecurity professional. The course provides students with the practical skills necessary to understand the technical threats and attack vectors targeting mobile devices Through a series of modules and related hands-on labs, this course provides the student with everything needed to perform a security analysis on iOS and Android mobile applications required for modern Penetration Testers. S/U grading.