[W1] Web Application Security Lab with Hacking-Lab.com

Authors: Antoine Neuenschwander, Nicolas Heiniger, Giuseppe Scalzi
Language: French
Number of participants: Between 5 and 30 participants (number of trainers will vary to match number of students).
Date: Nov. 1 - 8:00-17:30
Price: 300.- CHF /  350.- CHF (There is a special price in bundle with the conferences, see below)

Content:

This training is based on the Hacking-Lab.com platform, providing an online lab with several hundreds of different security challenges. Participants of this training will be granted access to several challenges in Hacking-Lab.com, where they can exercise their skills or learn with step-by-step instructions on how to exploit vulnerable web applications. After a common introduction, participants can select the desired difficulty level and solve the proposed challenges at their own pace, with the support of two trainers. A virtual machine, including all required tools, is provided as working environment. Participants are required to bring their own laptop with the provided virtual machine image installed.

This training is open to anyone interested in web application security (e.g. web application developers, system administrators, CISOs, etc). The technical level is pretty much open, the trainers provide individual support to the participants during the training. To work with the lab environment, participants are expected to have basic experience working with the linux command line and also have basic knowledge of the HTTP protocol.

Prices:

Without conferences, for the full day:

  • W1 only - Regular: CHF 300.-

There is a special price in bundle with the conferences:

  • Combo - Regular: CHF 350.-
    only CHF 50.- additional for the workshop (instead of CHF 300.- for conferences and CHF 300.- for W1

Trainers:

Biography: Antoine Neuenschwander worked as a software engineer in the development of security products for several years before joining Compass Security in 2014 as a penetration tester and security analyst. His fields of expertise include web application security in general and authentication protocols in particular. Antoine Neuenschwander holds a MSc degree in Computer Science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH/EPFZ) in Zurich.
Biography: Nicolas Heiniger has worked several years as a network & security engineer in public in private companies before joing Compass Security as a security analyst. He is most interested in networks, distributed systems and cryptography but likes to face new challenges. Nicolas Heiniger holds a MSc degree in Computer Science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH/EPFL) in Lausanne.
Biography: Giuseppe Scalzi studied at the Berner Fachhochschule several years before joining Compass Security in 2015 as a security analyst. He is most interested in networks, Linux/OpenBSD and web applications. Giuseppe Scalzi holds a Bachelor degree with IT-Security specialization from the Berner Fachhochschule in Biel.