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NetWars: Core Experience


What is NetWars Experience?

Core NetWars is a computer and network security challenge designed to test a participant's experience and skills in a safe environment while having a little fun with your fellow IT security professionals.

Topics Include:

  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Packet Analysis
  • Penetration Testing
  • System Hardening
  • Malware Analysis
  • Digital Forensics and Incident Response



The SANS NetWars Experience:

  • Consists of an interactive, Internet-based environment for computer attacks and analyzing defenses
  • Is designed to be accessible to a broad level of player skill ranges
  • Is split into separate levels so players may quickly advance through earlier levels to the level of their expertise.

The entire challenge involves five levels:

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

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
"The best programs don't think of cyber as an event. The best programs weave together training and career paths. The hunger for these people who are well-trained is so great that they'll constantly be in high demand."- Alan Paller, director of research at the SANS Institute

NetWars Experience Gallery

Upcoming Events
Event Location Dates
SANS Pen Test Austin 2019 Austin, TX April 30, 2019 -
May 3, 2019
 
SANS Security West 2019 San Diego, CA May 12, 2019 -
May 13, 2019
 
SANS San Antonio 2019 San Antonio, TX May 31, 2019 -
June 1, 2019
 
Enterprise Defense Summit & Training 2019 Redondo Beach, CA June 8, 2019 -
June 9, 2019
 
SANSFIRE 2019 Washington, DC June 20, 2019 -
June 21, 2019
 
SANS Cyber Defence Canberra 2019 Canberra, June 27, 2019 -
June 28, 2019
 
SANS Cyber Defence Japan 2019 Tokyo, July 11, 2019 -
July 12, 2019
 
SANS Rocky Mountain 2019 Denver, CO July 18, 2019 -
July 19, 2019
 
SANS Pen Test Hackfest Europe 2019 Berlin, July 23, 2019 -
July 24, 2019
 
SANS Melbourne 2019 Melbourne, August 8, 2019 -
August 9, 2019
 
SANS Virginia Beach 2019 Virginia Beach, VA August 22, 2019 -
August 29, 2019
 
SANS Munich September 2019 Munich, September 5, 2019 -
September 6, 2019
 
SANS Network Security 2019 Las Vegas, NV September 12, 2019 -
September 13, 2019
 
SANS London September 2019 London, September 26, 2019 -
September 27, 2019
 
SANS Baltimore Fall 2019 Baltimore, MD October 10, 2019 -
October 11, 2019
 
SANS Denver 2019 Denver, CO October 17, 2019 -
October 18, 2019
 
SANS London October 2019 London, October 17, 2019 -
October 18, 2019
 
SANS Amsterdam October 2019 Amsterdam, October 31, 2019 -
November 1, 2019
 
SANS London November 2019 London, November 14, 2019 -
November 15, 2019
 
Pen Test HackFest Summit & Training 2019 Bethesda, MD November 19, 2019 -
November 24, 2019