Hacking by Numbers: Cadet Edition

SensePost


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USA 2010 Weekend Training Session //July 24 - 25

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Overview:

Cadet Edition is an introductory course for technical people with no previous experience in the world of hacking. The course will present you with background information, technical skills and basic concepts required to get you going. This includes some coding and scripting, networking and Internet technologies, basic methodologies, essential thinking skills, tools and current hacking techniques.

Cadet Edition is the ideal training ground to prepare you for the HBN Bootcamp, further self-study or other hacking courses.

Prerequisites:

Cadet Edition is designed for technical people who have no skill or experience in hacking. The course remains technical however, and students are expected to have a solid practical grasp of computer operating systems, networks and databases. SensePost will provide fully configured laptop computers as well as CDs with all the tools and materials used in the course

Context:

This course is the first in the Hacking By Numbers series. It’s aimed at beginners and serves to prepare students for the Bootcamp Edition. Cadet and Bootcamp Edition can be taken back-to-back. There is a small amount overlap between the courses.

Who Should Attend:

Information security officers, system and network administrators, security consultants, government agencies and other nice people will all benefit from the valuable insights provided by this class.

What to bring:

Just Yourself. All necessary equipment will be provided, including pre-configured laptops, tools and utilities.

Free Additional Tools Workshop:

After the first day of the course SensePost offers a free additional workshop on using their suite of hacking tools, including Wikto, Aura, Suru, Crowbar, BidiBLAH and others, copies of which will be distributed to all students. The tools workshop is open to all attendees of any SensePost course and run in the evening after training on Saturday 24 and Monday 36 July. Precise times and locations will be announced during the training courses.

Trainers:

SensePost proposes to use experienced world-class technicians with extensive training experience. The course will be presented by one of the following course leaders:

Bradley Jayanath joined SensePost as the team leader for the assessment team after 9 years in the Networking and security industry. He has extensive experience on all types of security assessments and has completed major security projects in the Americas. Bradley has been involved in the training course material since appointment has got extensive experience that he brings to each training course.


Nicholas Arvanitis is an Associate at SensePost, where he leads SensePost's security assessment and penetration testing team. Nicholas has spoken and trained throughout South Africa, Europe and the United States, including at prestigious events such as the Black Hat Briefings and Defcon. His area of expertise is in web application assessment, network security assessment and vulnerability management.


Marco Slaviero (MSc) is an associate at SensePost focused on providing penetration testing services to global clients in the financial services, mining and telecommunications sectors. Marco specializes in web application assessments with a side interest in thick applications and network assessments. His background is academic and he finds the security industry a little bewildering if complete fun.


Ian de Villiers is an associate security analyst for SensePost. Coming from a development background, his areas of expertise are in application and web application assessments. Ian has spent considerable time researching application frameworks, and has published a number of advisories relating to portal platforms. He has also provided training on web application security at prestiguous events such as the BlackHat briefings in the USA and spoken at security conferences on this topic.


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Ends Apr 1

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Ends May 15

Regular:
Ends Jun 15

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Ends Jul 23

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