Hands-On Hacking

Hands-On Hacking
June 9 – 12, 2016
9 am – 5pm

HackerU is proud to premiere its very own hacking class. You asked, we delivered! Created by hackers just for you.

Instructor: Dave Chronister

In this 4 day class, students will learn the fundamentals of testing their IT environments.  Using hands-on labs they will receive practical experience with various security issues that face organizations. At the end of each day they will participate in a Capture the Flag which will re-enforce their training. By the end of the course, students will have the skills to create a robust testing program for their organization.

Course Outline:

  • Identifying and Mapping Resources Present in Your Environment
    • Footprinting Methods
    • Live Host Detection
    • Port Scanning Techniques
    • OS and Service Detection
    • Vulnerability Identification
  • Exploitation
    • Password Cracking
    • Buffer Overflows
    • Local Exploits
    • Remote Exploits
    • Privilege Escalation
  • IDS/IPS Evasion Techniques
  • Malware
    • Viruses
    • Worms
    • Trojans
      • Anti-Detection Methods
        • Wrappers
        • Crypters
        • Packers
      • Evasion Techniques
        • Injection
        • Sandbox Evasion
        • Rootkits
  • Web Applications
    • Injection Techniques
      • Error Detection
      • SQL Injection
        • Simple
        • Blind
      • Command Injection
      • XML Injection
    • Cross-Site scripting
      • Direct XSS
      • Reflected XSS
    • Authentication and Session Management
      • Session Fixation Attacks
      • Brute Force Password Cracking
    • WAF Evasion
  • Social-Engineering
    • Pre-texting
    • Phishing
      • Email
      • Website
  • Wireless Networking
    • Mapping Wireless Networks
    • Cracking WEP/WPA/WPA2
    • Creating HeatMaps
  • Vulnerability Validation and False-Positive Detection
  • Reporting



  • Award-Winning Instructor
  • Instructor Who Wrote the Course
  • Instructor Who Hacks for a Living– Bringing Expertise and Real-World Experience to Classroom
  • Hands-on Training
  • Computers Provided for Course (property of HackerU)
  • Certificate of Completion from HackerU – Upon Request
  • Lunch Every Day
  • Snacks and Coffee Breaks for Duration of Training
  • Instructor Availability
  • Lifetime Membership to Hacker University
  • Reduced Rates on Parameter Security’s Services
  • Complimentary Pass to the Two Day ShowMeCon Conference – June 13 & 14
  • Access to Conference After-Party on June 13
  • And More



  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP
  • Working knowledge of Windows and Linux CLI

 $2,999 per person


QUESTIONS? Call us at 314.442.0472 or email info (at) showmecon (dot) com

Spot-on, relevant and timely info for anyone in the IT Security fields. Sends a clear message to IT professionals that threats to their networks and data are ever-present and they need the skills to protect their interests. Hacker U does a great job at introducing attendees to those skills and providing direction. – Mark G.

This course exposes the real-world threats in today’s modern networking. The methodologies discussed are invaluable. –Tim M.