Course Descriptions

Computer and Network Security

SEC 375
Malware Analysis Techniques
3 credits

This course teaches the core principles associated with several aspects of malware analysis.  The course covers both basic and advanced static malware analysis techniques as well as basic and advanced dynamic malware analysis techniques.  Various forms of malware will be discussed and analyzed during the class including executable files, PDF documents and data link libraries.  Both Windows and Linux operating systems will be utilized during the analysis of the malware samples.  Through readings, discussions and hands-on labs using real-world sample files, the students will gain topical and pertinent experience in the field of malware analysis.

Prerequisite(s): SEC 230