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Black Hat USA 2008 Training

Caesars Palace Las Vegas • August 2-7

Ultimate Hacking: Expert


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Designed as the natural follow-on course to Ultimate Hacking and other “hacking” classes, Ultimate Hacking: Expert brings your security skills up-to-date with the latest techniques, exploits and threats. This is an action-packed two-day hands-on course designed for the advanced security professional interested in discovering the inner workings of serious security vulnerabilities and the most effective techniques to counter them.

But don’t just listen to us – put your skills to use and learn by doing. Foundstone challenges you with countless hands-on exercises to demonstrate your expertise as you race other students to achieve the ultimate goal…getting root.


  • Buffer Overflows- hands on!
  • Using Detours to intercept the Win32 API
  • Detection and analysis of covert channels
  • Advanced Web hacking techniques
  • Hacking Citrix/li>
  • Reverse Engineering Malware
  • Windows rootkits
  • Windows memory analysis

Why Do We Teach This Class:

Keeping up with the latest security threats, techniques, and tools is a never ending challenge. Ultimate Hacking: Expert meets the experienced security pro’s needs by focusing on the most sophisticated attack vectors.

Skipping theory and hacker basics, Foundstone instructors dig deep into these developing threats to give you the raw knowledge and the hands-on experience to proactively secure your systems and develop countermeasures for possible future attacks.

Who Teaches This Class:

Your instructors are simply the very best. Foundstone instructors are practicing security consultants who bring real world experiences from their hundreds of security engagements to the classroom. They have a broad range of expertise and have collectively taught thousands of students.

Dedicated to pushing boundaries and staying at the fore-front of hacking techniques and technologies, our students have said, “These guys are scary…you should lock them up!”

What Do I Get?

You get more than just knowledge of the latest hacker tricks and techniques. You take home the following cool stuff:

  • Certificate of Completion
  • A copy of the bestselling book “Hacking Exposed – 5th Edition”
  • A cool Foundstone T-shirt
  • A bootable BackTrack(tm) distribution - BackTrack is the Top rated Linux live distribution focused on penetration testing. The merging of two very popular distributions (Whax and Auditor Security Collection) has catapulted BackTrack to the #1 spot on the "Top 100 Network Security Tools" list -!

Plus, you don’t need to bring anything with you to the class. You will be provided a laptop to use throughout the class as your attack platform as you put your new skills to work.

Who Should Take This Class?

System and network administrators, security personnel, auditors, and consultants with advanced Windows and UNIX skills and at least 3 years of security experience to fully benefit from this class. If you do not have advanced level skills, please consider taking the Foundstone Ultimate Hacking: Black Hat Edition class also being offered at Black Hat.


Foundstone's management team and selected staff are uniquely qualified to present this material, having performed hundreds of security assessments for Fortune 500 companies. Instructors have managed or directed the security-assessment teams at three of the Big 5 accounting firms, as well as amassed real-world experience ranging from the United States Air Force to Wall Street. Members of the instructor team authored the best-selling Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions and write a weekly column for InfoWorld magazine. They are also frequent speakers at industry conferences such as NetWorld+Interop, Usenix, and the Black Hat Briefings.

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