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April 20, 2005

Title: Hacking By Numbers - Guerilla Edition
Trainer: Christoff Breytenbach, Sensepost
Capacity: 22 pax
Seats left: 20
Duration : 2 days
Cost: (per pax) RM2000 (early bird) / RM2400 (non early-bird)



Reality, Theory and Practice! This course is the “How did they do that?” of modern hacking attacks. From start to finish we will lead you through the full compromise of a company’s IT systems, explaining the tools and technologies, but especially the thinking, strategies and the methodologies for every step along the way. “Hacking By Numbers - Guerilla Edition” will give you a complete and practical window into the methods and thinking of hackers.

‘Guerilla’ is SensePost’s ‘community-oriented’ course, designed to address the needs the the community - students, hobbyists & researchers. Like all our courses, it is strongly method based and emphasizes structure, approach and thinking over tools and tricks. The course is popular with beginners, who gain their first view into the world of hacking, and experts, who appreciate the sound, structured


Information security officers, system and network administrators, security consultants, government agencies and other nice people will all benefit from the valuable insights provided by this class. Remember that this course is practical and of an extremely technical nature, so a basic understanding of networking, security, Unixâ„¢ and NTâ„¢ is a course prerequisite.

About Christoff

Christoff Breytenbach studied B.Com Informatics at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. During 1999, while still studying, he was employed part time at the University’s Bureau of Institutional Research and Planning as a Natural/Adabas programmer. He started fulltime employment at the end of 1999 doing Visual Basic development work on company secretarial systems. His career moved towards information security in 2000 when he joined NetXactics (formerly eSafe Technologies) where one of his areas of expertise was application integration and technical support of cryptographic tokens.

Christoff joined AST Security Management in 2001 as an information security architect, specialising in network security consulting, architecture design and implementations. Just one of the various projects he was involved in, included Microsoft Certificate Services architecture design as a partner consultant to Microsoft Consulting Services South Africa. In August of 2002, Christoff joined SensePost as a senior IT security consultant involved in the various assessment services SensePost provides, including internal-, external-, architecture-, web application- / services- and database security assessments. Christoff has presented various talks (Internet Solutions’ Internetix conference, MSUG, ISSA, TechEd, etc.), papers (editorial for ITP Asia etc.), and presented various Black Hat- and SensePost training sessions, both locally and internationally. Christoff holds various certifications, including CISSP and MCSE in Security.

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Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)

Malaysian Administrative Modernisation & Management Planning Unit

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Microsoft Corporation

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Malaysia Airlines

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