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Cyber Security - Maalot Educational Network

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:

Maalot, Jerusalem and other authorized locations.

Length:

54 hours (15 weeks). 

Dates:

September 2017 - Present. 

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: recognize the common cyber-attack methods, threats, and computer vulnerabilities; strategize, select, and apply appropriate ethical web hacking methods; carry out network scanning techniques and scanning countermeasures; differentiate between viruses and apply virus analysis; recognize and evaluate computer worms; apply malware analysis procedures and countermeasures; and carry out various types of penetration testing, security audits, vulnerability assessments, and penetration testing roadmaps to manage cyber security risks to valued assets. 

Instruction:

Major topics include: Ethical and Cyber security terminology, methodologies and framework, Operating Systems including Windows and Linux, Cyber Malware and attack methods, network mapping, web applications penetration testing, exploitation and vulnerability assessment, sniffing, and social engineering. Prerequisites: Personal interview and skill-based exam. 

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Cyber Security, Computer Forensics, Digital Forensics, Information Technology, Introduction to Computer Science, or as a general elective (5/18).

Location:

Maalot, Jerusalem and other authorized locations.

Length:

54 hours (15 weeks). 

Dates:

September 2017 -  Present. 

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will able to: analyze data found on digital storage media that might provide evidence of wrong-doing; select and apply computer forensics tools used in data analysis, such as searching, absolute disk sector viewing and editing, recovery of files, password cracking, etc.; investigate an infected system and determine that all necessary data was collected to understand the attack method; identify and analyze the stages an ethical hacker requires to take in order to compromise a target system.; analyze basic malwares – basic static and dynamic analysis; and analyze network traffic, identify common attacks like MITM, ARP Poisoning and Spoofing.

Instruction:

Major topics include: cyber security threats, attacks and fraud; forensics methodology; digital forensics; familiarity with network forensics; and Malware analysis. Prerequisite:  Prior knowledge of cyber concept, high technical ability, proficiency in English and creative thinking.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Cyber Security, Computer Forensics, Digital Forensics, Information Technology, Introduction to Computer Science, or as a general elective (5/18.)

Location:

Maalot, Jerusalem and other authorized locations.

Length:

54 hours (15 weeks). 

Dates:

September 2017 - Present. 

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: recognize and differentiate between cyber security terms used in the profession; operate within a set of procedures, rules, and policies wherever applicable; provide operational information, application and infrastructure level security; distinguish between common defense tools for endpoint, servers, and cloud computing and use them in appropriate situations; and manage cyber security risks to valued assets. 

Instruction:

Major topics include: cyber security terminology and framework, network infrastructure and OSI (open systems interconnection) model, cyber threats and attacks, introduction to crypotography, security and incident management, hybrid cloud security, and defense methodologies. Prerequisites: Personal interview and skill-based exam. 

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Cyber Security, Data Analysis, Digital Forensics, Information Technology, Introduction to Computer Science or as a general elective (5/18).

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