To beat a hacker, think like a hacker Are you a chief information security officer, security architect or a DevOps developer that would like to understand how cyber criminals are viewing your environment? Are you interested in finding out about the types of tools they’re likely to use to infiltrate your network? 

Do you need to analyze penetration forensic tests to quickly discern the difference between critical and non-critical threats so you are

better informed to take the right protective measures faster? If so, our unique hands-on, hacking security training will benefit you greatly.

DataSecure offers a unique hands-on introduction to penetration testing and how to be on the offensive when it comes to the security of your organization. This course is 80% practical and you will perform actual hacking on a virtual company.


The course is a role-playing game where you take on the persona of a hacker who is recruited by a hacking group called ‘Impact 016’. As you learn more techniques, you will progress through the storyline and gain access to more systems, which in turn open up more of the storyline.

What will I learn?

While we will cover a wide range of security topics, it is not designed to teach everything. The aim is to provide you with enough baseline knowledge so you can continue learning more about ethical hacking.

The following topics are covered:

  • Information Gathering
  • Exploits & Buffer Overflows
  • Local Privilege Escalation
  • Password Attacks
  • Client-Side Attacks
  • Pivoting & Tunneling
  • Web Application Attacks
  • Domain Privilege Escalation
  • Wireless Attacks

Training is hands-on where you learn the initial information and then put it to use in a simulated target network