An Advanced Infrastructure Hacking class, new for 2019, designed for those who wish to push their knowledge. The fast-paced class teaches the audience a wealth of hacking techniques to compromise various operating systems and networking devices. The class will cover advanced penetration techniques to achieve exploitation and will familiarise you with hacking of common operating systems, networking devices and much more. From hacking Domain Controllers to local root, VLAN Hopping to VoIP Hacking, we have got everything covered. Latest exploits, highly relevant. Teaching a wide variety of offensive hacking techniques. Written by real Pen Testers with a world conference reputation (BlackHat, AppSec, OWASP, Defcon etc).
Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
CPD points can be claimed for NCSC accredited courses at the rate of 1 point per hour of training for NCSC accredited courses (up to a maximum of 15 points).
The class is ideal for those preparing for CREST CCT (ICE), CHECK (CTL), TIGER SST and other similar industry certifications, as well as those who perform Penetration Testing on infrastructure as a day job and wish to add to their existing skillset.
Whether you are Penetration Testing, Red Teaming, or hoping to gain a better understanding of managing vulnerabilities in your environment, understanding advanced hacking techniques for infrastructure devices and systems is critical. The Advanced Infrastructure class will get the attendees familiarised with a wealth of hacking techniques for common Operating Systems and networking devices. We recommend the delegates have completed the Art of Hacking course (QATAOH) before attending this course. While prior Pen Testing experience is not a strict requirement, a prior use of common hacking tools such as Metasploit is recommended for this class. Solid Linux skills and Windows OS knowledge is essential.
This course will be suitable for delegates interested in the SANS Institute course SEC560: Network Penetration Testing & Ethical Hacking.
- Advanced topics in network scanning
- Understanding & exploiting IPv6 Targets
- Advanced OSINT Data gathering
- Exploiting DVCS (git)
- Owning Continuous Integration (CI) servers
- Deserialization Attacks (Java, Python, Node, PHP)
- Dishonourable Mentions (SSL/TLS, Shellshock)
- Windows Enumeration and Configuration Issues
- Windows Desktop ‘Breakout’ and AppLocker Bypass Techniques (Win 10)
- Local Privilege Escalation
- A/V & AMSI Bypass techniques
- Offensive PowerShell Tools and Techniques
- Post Exploitation Tips, Tools and Methodology
- Active Directory Delegation Reviews and Pwnage (Win 2012 server)
- Pass the Hash/Ticket
- Pivoting and WinRM Certificates
- Pivoting, Port Forwarding and Lateral Movement Techniques
- Persistence and backdooring techniques (Golden Ticket, DCSync, LOLBAS)
- Lateral Movement Using WMIC
- Linux Vulnerabilities and Configuration Issues
- Treasure hunting via enumeration
- File Share/SSH Hacks
- X11 Vulnerabilities
- Restricted Shells Breakouts
- Breaking Hardened Web Servers
- Local Privilege Escalation
- MongoDB exploitation
- TTY hacks, Pivoting
- Gaining root via misconfigurations
- Kernel Exploitation
- Post Exploitation and credentials harvesting
- Breaking and Abusing Docker
- Kubernetes Vulnerabilities
- VPN Exploitation
- VOIP Enumeration
- VOIP Exploitation
- VLAN Concepts
- VLAN Hopping Attacks
- Attacking Cloud environments (IaaS, PaaS, FaaS, SaaS)
- Pivoting & Chaining Cloud Vulnerabilities
- Privilege Escalation in Cloud
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