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[edit] Advanced Wi-Fi Penetration Testing and Hacking by Vivek Ramachandran

This is an extremely practical and advanced course in Wi-Fi penetration testing. The course is based on the book "Backtrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing" and the online certification "SecurityTube Wi-Fi Security Expert" (SWSE), which is currently taken by students from over 40+ countries around the world.

A non-exhaustive list of topics to be covered include:

  • Bypassing WLAN Authentication – Shared Key, MAC Filtering, Hidden SSIDs
  • Cracking WLAN Encryption – WEP, WPA/WPA2 Personal and Enterprise, Understanding encryption based flaws (WEP,TKIP,CCMP)
  • Attacking the WLAN Infrastructure – Rogues Devices, Evil Twins, DoS Attacks, MITM, Wi-Fi Protected Setup
  • Advanced Enterprise Attacks – 802.1x, EAP, LEAP, PEAP, EAP-TTLS
  • Attacking the Wireless Client – Honeypots and Hotspot attacks, Caffe-Latte, Hirte, Ad-Hoc Networks and Viral SSIDs, WiFishing
  • Breaking into the Client – Metasploit, SET, Social Engineering
  • Enterprise Wi-Fi Worms, Backdoors and Botnets
  • Cracking WPS and other newer schemas
  • Custom Building Wireless Routers
  • Scripting Wi-Fi attack tools (sniffers, injectors, fuzzers)

Each participant will get:

  • An ALFA Wi-Fi card
  • DVD with 12 hours of video lectures
  • A copy of the book "Backtrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing"
  • A 30% discount voucher for the SecurityTube Wi-Fi Security Expert certification

[edit] Trainer Biography

Vivek Ramachandran is the Founder and Chief Trainer at He discovered the Caffe Latte attack, broke WEP Cloaking, a WEP protection schema in 2007 publicly at Defcon and conceptualized enterprise Wi-Fi Backdoors. He is also the author of the book “Backtrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing“. His book “The Metasploit Megaprimer” focussed on Advanced Metasploit usage for Pentesting and Exploit Development is up for release in Nov 2012.

Vivek currently runs the SecurityTube Wi-Fi Security Expert (SWSE) and the SecurityTube Metasploit Framework Expert (SMFE) online course and certifications which is currently being taken by students from over 40+ countries around the world. He also conducts in-person trainings in the US, Europe and Asia. In a past life, he was one of the programmers of the 802.1x protocol and Port Security in Cisco’s 6500 Catalyst series of switches. He was also one of the winners of the Microsoft Security Shootout contest held in India among a reported 65,000 participants. He has also published multiple research papers in the field of DDoS, ARP Spoofing Detection and Anomaly based Intrusion Detection Systems. Vivek’s work on wireless security has been quoted in BBC online, InfoWorld, MacWorld, The Register, IT World Canada etc. places. He has spoken/trained at top conferences around the world including Blackhat USA and Abu Dhabi, Defcon, Hacktivity, Brucon, ClubHack, SecurityByte, SecurityZone, Nullcon, C0C0n etc.

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24 & 25 September (09:00 - 17:00)


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