Adversarial Cyberspace Operations

Course #CY4710

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


This course explores the underlying principles and TTPs (tactics, tools and procedures) of offensive cyberspace operations, and considers the campaign-level advantages achievable through delivery of cyber effects. It examines the use of cyber capabilities against target networks, based on a methodology of cyber reconnaissance of network defenses and vulnerabilities, analysis of viable options for exploitations, preparation and delivery of cyber effects, and post-delivery impact assessment. Students will gain experience using the latest tools and techniques for penetration-testing against target networks.

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 225


  • CY3000
  • CS3690
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Academic Calendar

  •  06 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter pre-graduation awards ceremony

  •  09 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter last day of classes

  •  13 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter final examinations begin