Hack Warz® Cyber Attack: A Hands-On Lab for Network Defenders

Hack Warz Training

As the Department of Defense, federal, state and local governments and commercial entities work to leverage the NIST standards to harden cyber defenses, hackers are innovating and deploying new exploits at an ever-increasing pace.

This one-day workshop combines the Hack Warz ethical hacking competition with the RMF six-step Security Life Cycle to demonstrate how to think like a hacker when designing a systems hardening plan.

Participants will review the RMF six-step process (NIST 800-37) and use the RMF methodology to outline a defense-in-depth strategy. This includes correlating STIGs and IA controls to the new RMF controls. Participants will execute “white hat” attacks against typical IT systems in the hands-on, Hack Warz lab environment. Hack Warz is set up as a capture-the-flag event in which participants gain exposure to hacker tools and common exploits. After the lab, participants will debrief and use the RMF methodology to update their defense-in-depth strategies.

In the “not if you will be hacked, just when” world we live in, this iterative process of white hat ethical hacking establishes a best-practice and proactive approach to securing and verifying the security of IT assets.

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In This Training, Learn How To:

  • Explain best practices using NIST Standards and the Risk Management Framework
  • Outline an approach for a defense in-depth strategy
  • Correlate STIGs and IA Controls to NIST
  • Demonstrate proficiency with auditing tools
  • Apply computer network defense using Hack Warz approach

Who Should Attend

Advanced IT Professionals responsible for cybersecurity. This includes people who administer, integrate and develop systems, including:

  • IT Managers - CIO, DAA, CTO, CISO, ISSO, Head of Cybersecurity, Training Manager, Head of Innovation
  • DoD Program Managers
  • Technical Managers
  • Technical Directors
  • Requirements Officers

Additional Information

Each course includes a comprehensive active learning manual, morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch. This is a one-day class. All students completing a class at the Life Cycle Institute will receive a certificate of completion awarding CEUs. Class hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm.

For More Information on Hackwarz

800-556-9589 | education@LCE.com

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CEUs: .8

Learning activities kept the course energized and interactive. Facilitator practiced what she taught; very relevant.

Training Specialist, US Marine Corps

Truly amazed how [LCE] picked up on our requests for tying in our info into the curriculum. Very professional SME's on the material and delivery.

Kathleen Gebhard, SPAWAR