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Infrastructure hacking training

Our 3 day intermediate level infrastructure hacking training class.

This is our intermediate level infrastructure hacking training, providing an introduction to infrastructure testing and familiarises you with the basics of network hacking. It combines with our Web Hacking course to complete The Art of Hacking.

Very organised and clearly presented. Great having hands-on experience with individuals ready to assist when help is needed

Delegate, Black Hat USA 2016

One of the best classes I have taken in a long time. The contest was on point and kept me engaged. I am new to Cybersecurity after 25 years in App Development and am very pleased with what I have learned

Delegate, Black Hat USA 2016

Really enjoyed the lab and the walkthroughs, it helped expedite the learning process.

Delegate, Black Hat USA 2016

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This is an intermediate entry level infrastructure security training and testing class and is a recommended pre-requisite for our Advanced Infrastructure hacking training.

The class familiarises you with the basics of network hacking. A number of tools and techniques will be taught during this 3-day class and If you are looking to step into the world of ethical hacking and penetration testing, this is the right class for you.

  • Introduction into infrastructure testing
  • Gain practical experience with the tools that will last you well into the future
  • Learn core infrastructure techniques
  • Leave with the basics so you can take your testing knowledge forward into our more Advanced Infrastructure topics

This class familiarises attendees with a wealth of hacking tools and techniques. The class starts from the very basic and gradually builds up to the level where attendees not only use the tools and techniques to hack various components involved in infrastructure hacking, but also walk away with a solid understanding of the concepts on which these tools work.

Day 1

Infrastructure Basics:

  • TCP/IP Basics
  • The Art of Port Scanning
  • Target Enumeration
  • Brute-Forcing
  • Metasploit Basics
  • Password Cracking

Day 2

Hacking Unix, Databases and Applications:

  • Hacking Recent Unix Vulnerabilities
  • Hacking Databases
  • Hacking Application Servers
  • Hacking Third Party Applications (WordPress, Joomla, Drupal)

Day 3

Hacking Windows:

  • Windows Enumeration
  • Hacking Recent Windows Vulnerabilities
  • Hacking Third Party Software (Browser, PDF, Java)
  • Post Exploitation: Dumping Secrets
  • Hacking Windows Domains


System Administrators, SOC Analysts, Penetration Testers, Network Engineers, security enthusiasts and anyone who wants to take their skills to the next level.

Student requirements

The only requirement for this class is that you bring your own laptop and have admin/root access. During the class, we will give you VPN access to our state-of-the-art hacklab, which is hosted in our data centre in the UK. Once you are connected to the lab, you will find all the relevant tools/VMs. We also provide a dedicated Kali VM to each attendee on the hacklab, so you don’t need to bring any VMs with you. All you need is to install the VPN client and you are good to go!


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These classes are ideal for those preparing for CREST CCT (ICE), CREST CCT (ACE), CHECK (CTL), TIGER SST and other similar industry certifications, as well as those who perform penetration testing on infrastructure or web applications as a day job and wish to add to their existing skill set.

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Cyber essentials
ISO 27001
CEH Accreditation
CCISO Accreditation
CISSP Accreditation
CRISC Accreditation
OSCE Accreditation
OSCP Accreditation