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Cyber Defense Initiative® 2016

Washington, DC | Sat, Dec 10 - Sat, Dec 17, 2016
This event is over,
but there are more training opportunities.

Core NetWars Tournament 6

Laptop Requirements: A laptop capable of running a VMware virtual machine, with a USB port and connecting to an Ethernet network is required.

Core NetWars Tournament 6 participants receive 6 CPEs.

Core NetWars Tournament 6 is a computer and network security challenge designed to test a participant's experience and skills in a safe environment. It is accessible to a broad level of player skill ranges and is split into separate levels so that advanced players may quickly move through earlier levels to the level of their expertise.

NetWars Levels:
  • Level 1 - Played on local Linux image without root
  • Level 2 - Played on local Linux image with root
  • Level 3 - Attack a DMZ
  • Level 4 - Pivot to intranet
  • Level 5 - Master of your domain... castle versus castle
Topics Include:
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Packet Analysis
  • Penetration Testing
  • System Hardening
  • Malware Analysis
  • Digital Forensics and Incident Response
Who Should Attend:
  • Security Professionals
  • System Administrators
  • Network Administrators
  • Ethical Hackers
  • Penetration Testers
  • Incident Handlers
  • Forensic Analysts
  • Security auditors
  • Vulnerability assessment personnel
  • Security Operations Center (SOC) staff members

"We were very impressed with SANS NetWars. The material is relevant and educational, and the tournament-style play is remarkably engaging. I really like the scoring system and scoreboard."
- Adam Tice, Lockheed Center for Cyber Security

"It was great to test my skills and to see where I needed more work. I had never participated in anything like that before, and am so glad I did."
- Sean Nixon, Morris Communications

Learn more about Core NetWars Tournament 6 here.

Course Syllabus
Schedule Instructors
Thu Dec 15th, 2016
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Fri Dec 16th, 2016
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM