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Ethical Hacking 101

June 23 @ 9:00 am 5:00 pm


This course is an introduction to the basics of ethical hacking. It covers most of the aspects one requires to get started in this field. It has been created for students with limited to no prior experience with ethical hacking. This course, while remaining ethical in its approach, will ensure that students understand and are able to get from the perimeter right into the heart of networks and systems. This very exciting hacking course will take each student through the process of ethical hacking, from setting up your virtual machines or desktops to prepare for assessments through to enumeration and exploitation of networks and systems.

This course focuses on attack and defense from an ethical and black-hat point of view.

Intended Audience

This training course is aimed at any student wishing to gain more insight into the real-world techniques used to compromise an organization’s systems, applications and networks (internal and external).
  • General IT security specialists and administrators.
  • IT security specialists who are interested in ethical hacking.
  • Security officers for organizations and companies.
  • Network administrators who focus on attack or defense.
  • Any individual who may be interested in ethical hacking topics.


  • Participants should have an exposure to IT and information security.
  • Previous Linux / Unix experience and basic knowledge of TCP / IP networks will be beneficial.

Training Outline/Syllabus

  • What is ethical hacking?
  • Penetration testing Methodology (White box, Black box and Gray box)
  • Your target and information gathering
  • Mapping Vulnerabilities
  • Social Engineering
  • Exploitation of mapped vulnerabilities
  • Privilege Escalation
  • Maintaining Access and Pivoting

Trainer Bio

Dino Covotsos is the founder and CEO of Telspace Systems. With over 20 years experience, he leads the research and technical team at Telspace. Covotsos has many years of experience in the information security sector and has been involved in hundreds of information security projects worldwide. He is also a well-known presenter at international conferences, including Hack In the Box, Sector, H2HC, Defcon (Recon Village) and many more. Covotsos is also passionate about the information security community and is involved various community based projects. Covotsos is on the CFP advisory board for Defcon (workshops) and has several industry certifications, such as the OSCE, OSCP, OSWP and CREST CRT.
Manuel is the Chief Operating Officer at Telspace Systems. Manuel has a passion for Information Security and over the years has gained a significant amount of knowledge and experience in the both the technical (operational) and management areas of Information Security. Manuel throughout his career has been involved in Information Security related research, training, awareness and advisory projects targeting industry sectors, large financial/government institutions, multinational organisations and SMEs. 
Manuel was previously a full time lecturer at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) where he specialised in the fields of Software Engineering and Information Security. Manuel currently, when requested and / or required, provides specialised and tailor made Information Security training to different teams within organisations. Manuel also facilitates and speaks at numerous conferences as well as partaking in radio interviews and forming part of specialist panels. Manuel has done a significant amount of research in the area of malware and anti-malware techniques. Manuel holds a number of degrees from the University of Johannesburg as well as a number of Information Security related certifications


June 23, 2019
9:00 am – 5:00 pm



Naftali Building – Faculty of Social Sciences

Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Training Terms & Conditions

  • Training requires a minimum of 10 participants and no more than 25 per classroom.
  • Training session confirmation will be sent June 1st 2019.
  • Cancellation and refunds will not be available once session has been confirmed.
  • Questions? [email protected]
  • Full terms can be found at https://bsidestlv.com/trainingterms/