The TRA Release Topics for Black Hat Abu Dhabi 2010 Training Sessions

By United Business Media ubm Middle East, PRNE
Sunday, September 26, 2010

Black Hat Abu Dhabi Training Sessions Provide an Understanding of Hacking and how to Better Protect Company IT Infrastructures Through Addressing Weaknesses

ABU DHABI, UAE, September 27, 2010 - IT security professionals in the Middle East will be delighted
to learn the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has released the
topics for the Black Hat Abu Dhabi 2010 training sessions. Black Hat Abu
Dhabi is a first time event for the industry leading information security
event series and is happening from the 8th - 11th of November at Emirates
Palace hotel in Abu Dhabi.

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority represented by the
UAE Computer Emergency Response Team (aeCERT), in cooperation with Khalifa
University of Science and Technology with UBM are responsible for bringing
Black Hat to the Middle East. The event gathers together experts and
companies in the IT security field to discuss the latest in IT security
issues, trends, and solutions.

The training sessions will include:

"Cyber Network Defense Bootcamp"; a two day workshop focusing
on educating delegates on why it is important to identify and deal with
malware, malware analysis, and counter measures.

"Hacking by Numbers: Bootcamp"; a novice level and highly
practical course that teaches method-based hacker thinking, skills, and

"Ultimate Hacking: Wireless"; a course that will deliver
hands-on application of wireless hacking methodologies from configuring
interfaces to the latest attacks.

"Hands-On Hardware Hacking and Reverse Engineering Techniques:
Black Hat Edition"; this first-of-its-kind course will focus entirely on
hardware hacking rather than software.

Eng. Tariq Al Hawi, Director of the United Arab Emirates
Computer Emergency Response Team commented "Hacking is one of the most
serious threats to both software and hardware infrastructures which is why it
is important that companies and IT security experts stay up to date on the
latest in hacking techniques and methods. aeCERT is inviting individuals,
companies, government and academia to take part in Black Hat Abu Dhabi in an
effort to do this."

Other sessions include "Real World Security: Attack, Defend,
Repel"; an intensive 2 day course on offensive and defensive security,
"TCP/IP Weapons School 2.0 "; how networks can be abused and subverted, plus
a number of other technical trainings crucial to the IT security industry.

Black Hat Abu Dhabi will offer a full range of sessions,
including ten training programmes running on 8th and 9th November, followed
by three briefing tracks running simultaneously on 10th and 11th alongside
the exhibition.

To secure the Black Hat Abu Dhabi briefings early bird rate of
$1335 USD, available until the 31st of October, companies, government
agencies, associations, academic institutions and individuals should register
at From the 1st - 7th of November and on-site the
price will rise to $1465 USD and $1735 USD respectively. Training courses can
also be booked and are priced $1900 USD - $3900 USD.

Notes to the editor

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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

Black Hat briefings and training is the largest and most
important security conference series in the world. Black Hat Abu Dhabi is
organised by UBM Middle East on behalf of TechWeb, a division of United
Business Media.

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