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Security: Offensive Hacking

NxtGen Offensive HackingWorkshop Overview:

This course provides students with the concepts and skills for offensive hacking. Students practice hands-on offensive hacking techniques while in a lab environment.


Who should attend:

This NxtGen Tech course is open to any high school sophomore, junior or senior (and technically advanced incoming freshmen with IIT Staff approval). No special prerequisite knowledge is required, however, it is recommended that students have some technical knowledge. Students practice hands-on basics and continue into advanced techniques, while building small project-based websites and web applications.


How you will benefit:

In this course we will cover the fundamentals of information security from an offensive hacking perspective.


Workshop objectives (What is covered):

Topics covered the concept of "red teams", setup of virtualization environment for penetration testing, setup of Kali Linux along with various tools, Nmap, Aircrack-ng, Wireshark, Metasploit Framework, Burp suite, John the Ripper, Social Engineering Toolkit, and Maltego among others.



Louis McHugh IV is the Director of Information Technology, School of Applied Technology and Adjunct Professor of Information Technology and Management

More about Louis McHugh IV


Course Dates:

Wheaton            - June 11 - 14 (Rice Campus in Wheaton)
Chicago              - July 16 - 19 (Mies Campus in Chicago)


Course Fees:

$299 (includes lunches)



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