Students enrolling in this course must have completed the following:

1. TSM352 or equivalent

2. TSM 353 or equivalent

3. TSM343 or equivalent

OR must have a DEMONSTRATED working knowledge of and familiarity with the following:

1. Wireshark

2. Metasploit or BackTrack

3. "How things work" at the different levels of the OSI Model. Being able to recite the levels does NOT count.

4. Technical proficiency with Windows and *nix platforms.

5. Technical proficiency with telecommunications architectures (logical and physical).

6. Technical proficiency with routers, switches, bridges, etc.