CSS 285: Essentials of Automotive Penetration Testing

In this course, students will gain an understanding of the automotive cybersecurity threat-landscape. Automotive attack surfaces will be highlighted, with a focus on attack techniques to provide insight into creating secure automotive systems. Students will complete hands-on exercises including reverse engineering in a lab environment. Emphasis will be placed on offensive methodologies with a follow-up on defensive strategies.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; ASV 131 and CST 185, minimum grade "C"

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

offered in the daytime
Blended classes also available

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

offered in the daytime
Blended classes also available

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/30/23

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Description Hours
Credits 4
Lecture Hours 60
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 60

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