Ultimate Hacking: Expert

Learn to think like a hacker, understand the tools of the trade, and discover the latest defense against attacks

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There’s no doubt the tools hackers use to wreak havoc have become more sophisticated and the destruction left has created immeasurable costs for businesses. Even the most savvy security veterans in organizations find themselves struggling to develop countermeasures. In response to this incredible cat-and-mouse game with ever-rising stakes, this course offers seasoned security veterans an opportunity to test their skills like never before. This advanced class provides the latest knowledge and weapons to defend against sophisticated attacks while showcasing how to safeguard your company’s critical information assets.

Taught by a select group of our industry-leading consultants, Ultimate Hacking: Expert is simply the best security course available today.

What You'll Learn

For the advanced security professional, this course is the pinnacle of the Ultimate Hacking series and a continuation of the Ultimate Hacking: Hands On series of courses. It encompasses such topics as advanced web hacking, man-in-the-middle attacks, intrusion detection techniques, exploiting buffer overflows, advanced techniques in network reconnaissance, Windows rootkits, and attacking and defending Unix systems. True to the Ultimate Hacking philosophy, this class emphasizes a variety of hands-on exercises with live demonstrations.

Why We Teach This Course

To defend against hackers, you must think like a hacker. With attacks becoming more sophisticated and more widespread, it is critical to secure and defend your network on a real-time basis. Instead of showing you how to reactively monitor your network, this advanced course gives participants both the raw knowledge and the hands-on experience to proactively secure these systems within their organizations and develop countermeasures for possible future attacks.

Who Teaches this Course

Foundstone consultants and managers, who practice discovering and securing against sophisticated attacks in real-world scenarios, will be your instructors. Collectively, they have performed hundreds of web and e-commerce security assessments, and managed security programs at the Big Four accounting firms, the United States Air Force, and on Wall Street. Foundstone instructors authored the best-selling “Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions,” one of the industry’s most popular and respected computer security guides.

Who Should Take this Course

This course is for experienced security administrators, security auditors, and security consultants. Students who have completed Ultimate Hacking are also encouraged to take this course. Advanced Unix and Windows competency is required for this course to be fully beneficial.

Continuing Education Credits

This course qualifies for up to 32 hours of continuing professional education (CPE) credits for Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)/Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), and 28 hours of CPE credits for Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)/Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) holders.