This course provides a detailed understanding of incidents from attacks of malicious software. This course addresses the history and practice of coding that occurs in viruses, worms, spyware, Trojan horses, remote management back doors and root kits. Students learn preventative measures and tools, and explore how to rid systems of malicious software and prevent re-infection. Recovery processes and backup methods are explored. In addition to covering basic incident handling preparation, response and recovery practices, the course goes into detail regarding malicious software. Prerequisite: IAE-260 (3-0-3) NOTE: Students enrolled in this course incur an additional lab fee of $100.
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