Black Hat Abu Dhabi Offering Ten Intensive Hands on Training Courses Including New Courses on Mobile Hacking and PHP Security

By Ubm Middle East, PRNE
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

ABU DHABI, UAE, October 27, 2011 -

Two days of training sessions offer essential knowledge and skills to enterprises against today’s threats; new course on mobile hacking

Black Hat Abu Dhabi will offer ten hands-on training sessions over two days from 12-13 December 2011 at Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi. The training courses are aimed at equipping IT security professionals with the skills and knowledge to help combat today’s evolving threats.

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) represented by the UAE Computer Emergency Response Team (aeCERT), in cooperation with Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR) has partnered with UBM Middle East for the second year in a row to bring Black Hat Abu Dhabi to Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi from 12th to 15th December 2011.

With security threats becoming more sophisticated every year, this year’s courses focus on cyber security as well as forensic security. The program includes a two day Cyber Network Defence Bootcamp as well as a workshop on Malware Forensics & Incident Response.

The full list of sessions includes:

Advanced PHP Hacking

This session will focus on advanced PHP hacking techniques, that might be used by attackers in order to penetrate and compromise remote networks, systems, services, applications, code.

Assessing and Exploiting Web Applications

Using open source tools to perform web application assessments, this course will take attendees through the process of application assessment using the open source tools included in the Samurai Web Testing Framework Live CD.

Cyber Network Defence Bootcamp

This focuses on the progression from incident identification, investigation and malware analysis to explaining to management why it matters.

The Exploit Laboratory

Learn how to expose the inner mechanisms of exploits and how they work. The class is highly hands-on and very lab intensive.

Hacking by Numbers: Unplugged Edition

Hacking By Numbers “Unplugged Edition” is the ultimate wifi hacking course. With a strong focus on results the course outlines 3 broad offensive scenarios for wifi hacking and then presents participants with the background knowledge, methodologies, tools and thinking skills required to successfully breach security in each of those scenarios.

Incident Response: Black Hat Edition by MANDIANT

This is specifically designed for information security professionals and analysts who respond to computer security incidents.

Infrastructure Attacktecs & Defentecs: Hacking Cisco Networks

This class will cover a wide variety of the publicly-available exploit tools and how they can be used specifically against a Cisco infrastructure. A majority of the class time will be spent in practical labs.

Malware Forensics & Incident Response

McAfee’s Malware Forensics & Incident Response Education (MFIRE) workshop is a proactive weapon to help normalize your environment after a negative event has occurred.

Mobile Hacking

Brand new, never before seen mobile hacking course that will cover multiple smart-phone technologies and development environments.

TCP/IP Weapons School 3.0

Learn how networks can be abused and subverted, while analyzing the attacks, methods and traffic that make it happen.

To attend and to take advantage of the limited spaces available at Black Hat Abu Dhabi 2011; delegates must register at: or for more information contact

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Individuals, associations, government bodies, academic institutions and companies interested in finding out more about Black Hat Abu Dhabi should contact the organisers, UBM Middle East for information, on +971-2-406-4471 or email

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