Hacking Training Courses

Education is the most powerful weapon used to change the world and yet, the shortage of qualified and experienced cybersecurity experts still remains one of the biggest challenges for businesses across the globe.

Having trained thousands of students on the art of network and application exploitation for the past decade, it’s safe to say SensePost enjoy teaching others how to own networks and applications. Our courses are developed from the work we perform for clients, so that you get a better understanding of how to exploit real-world scenarios.

Please see the courses available in London for the very first time outside of the BlackHat event circuit:

Hands on Hacking Fundamentals


Our introductory course for those starting the journey into penetration testing or those working in environments where understanding how hackers think and the tools, tactics and techniques they use. The course presents the background information, technical skills and basic concepts required to those desiring a foundation in the world of information security.

Key Takeaways:

  • How to think like a hacker

  • The difference between finding known vulns and exploiting them

  • How vulnerabilities can exist at different layers of the tech stack

Web Application Hacking


This hands-on course teaches the student the fundamentals of how applications are built and where vulnerabilities are introduced in the development process. Designed for those new to penetration testing, network administrators or who want to understand more about offensive testing by breaking into various networks and applications, this course follows both the OWASP Top 10 and the OWASP Application Security Verification Standard.

Key Takeaways:

  • A general approach and methodology for hacking web applications

  • A good understanding of the tools and techniques for examining web applications

  • Practical and practiced skills (there are a lot of pracs in this course)

Infrastructure Hacking


Aimed at beginner penetration testers and technically included people wanting to understand how to go about compromising their companies through their infrastructure and how to defend it.It will take you on a journey from learning about an organisation right through to stealthy exploitation of their critical infrastructure. This is a follow on from our ‘Hands on Hacking Fundamentals’ course.

Key Takeaways:

  • How to hack corporate networks

  • Methodologies for repeat success

  • How the blue team could detect you

BlackOps Hacking


Intended for existing penetration testers with a solid and technical understanding of penetration testing tools and techniques, this course teaches students how to hack like criminal network operatives. With a strong offensive focus drawing on the techniques employed in recent industry hacks, the student is taught about new vulnerabilities (current year – 3 years) and how to use them to their full potential.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understanding how real criminal hackers work

  • A practical red teaming approach

  • A significant amount of hands on experience with tools many pentesters don't know about

SensePost is Secure Data’s independent elite consulting arm, renowned for its expertise, 19 year track record and innovation on the frontlines of cybersecurity.

With team members that include some of the world’s most pre-eminent cybersecurity experts, SensePost has helped governments and blue-chip companies both review and protect their information security and stay ahead of evolving threats.

SensePost is also a prolific publisher of leading research articles and tools on cybersecurity which are widely recognised and used throughout the industry and feature regularly at industry conferences including BlackHat and DefCon.