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Penetration Testing - Two-Day Workshop

ISACA San Diego Chapter

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 9:00 AM - Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 5:00 PM (PDT)

Penetration Testing - Two-Day Workshop

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird ISACA, OWASP, ISSA or InfraGard Member   more info Ended $400.00 $25.98
Must be currently enrolled in coursework - only 10 spots available at the discounted student rate
Sep 17, 2019 $350.00 $22.94
ISACA, OWASP, ISSA or InfraGard Member
Pricing after 8/15
Sep 17, 2019 $425.00 $27.51
Non-Member Sep 17, 2019 $475.00 $30.55

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Event Details

Two-Day Workshop: Penetration Testing 101

CPEs: 14 

Registration Dates: Early-bird registration ends: Aug. 15, 2019, Standard registration ends: Aug. 12, 2019

Workshop Dates: Tuesday, Aug. 17 & Wednesday, Aug. 18, 9:00am-5:00pm both days

Meals: Breakfast, break refreshments and lunch will be provided. Doors open at 8:00am for networking, coffee and danishes.


  • Session 1 - Introduction and Overview of Security Testing Practices
  • Session 2 - Scoping and Assumptions - Technical Security Assessment
  • Session 3 - Running a Penetration Test
  • Session 4 - Introduction to Threat Modeling - Technical Security Assessment
  • Session 5 - Analysis and Reporting

Each participant will be given a virtual machine with tools and lessons loaded for participating in hands-on exercises.

Key Takeaways:

  • Detailed understanding of security testing methodology and process using world-renowned methodologies and guidelines like PTES and OWASP
  • Deep-dive into scoping, rules of engagement and compliance considerations for security testing
  • Introduction to penetration testing through hands-on exercises with testing tools, custom exploitation and attacks
  • Practical steps to perform threat modeling using the Microsoft STRIDE Methodology
  • Introduction to cloud pentesting - attacking cloud-based environments like AWS Lambda, ELB, EC2 and attacking applications hosted on these environments
  • Deep-dive into vulnerability management metrics, analysis and reporting


  • Working knowledge of information security concepts and practices.
  • Basic/Introductory knowledge of Application Security Attacks and Defense Concepts
  • Knowledge of Linux Commands and Tools will help, but NOT required. 

Laptop Requirements 

Each participant is expected to bring a laptop both days.

  • Intel i3 and above preferred, 64 bit Operating System (32 bit will NOT work), 8GB+ RAM preferred. Netbooks will NOT work
  • At least 80GB HDD space available
  • Working Wi-Fi adapter with ability to connect to third-party wireless networks
  • Must be able to use the USB port 

Trainer: Sudarshan Narayanan is the Practice Head of DevSecOps at we45, a focused application security company. Sudarshan currently leads the service delivery practice at we45 and comes with a decade long experience in Software Quality Assurance. Sudarshan's primary focus involves conceptualizing a feasible and "risk-based" model of continuous security implementation for product teams by identifying bottlenecks and addressing them before integrating security into development life-cycle while remaining agile. Sudarshan has also worked on various client engagements evaluating web and mobile applications and presenting findings to the product teams and recommending remediations. Drawing from his experiences of having worked with various engineering teams, Sudarshan leads a team that works on developing a test-driven approach to continuous security automation by enhancing test coverage and optimizing security assessment using open-source tools and frameworks.

Location: Amazon Offices in UTC
Please note: Plan to arrive early for security.

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10300 Campus Point Drive
Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92121

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 9:00 AM - Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 5:00 PM (PDT)

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