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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Cyber Ethical Hacking (CYB224)


Classroom: 54 hours (15 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies. 

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

September 2017 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify 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. 


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) (3/21 revalidation).