Think like a Black Hat with offensive security 101

Wednesday, 27 June 2007, 10:56 AM EST

There are plenty of malicious hackers out there, so what makes you think you know enough to stop them? Unless you understand – really understand – how malicious hackers think and how their attacks work, how can you defend your network? How do you protect yourself against the unknown?

It's this line of thinking that's prompted the creation of Offensive Security 101, a course that teaches network administrators how to act and think like a hacker. It's run by the people behind Remote Exploit, the group responsible for BackTrack 2, a Linux security distro much favored by security professionals, penetration testers, and - how's this for irony? - blackhat hackers.

At ENP.

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