John Hammond

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John Hammond ,

John Hammond is a cybersecurity researcher, educator and content creator. As part of the Research & Development Threat Operations team at Huntress, John spends his days analyzing malware and making hackers earn their access. Previously, as a Department of Defense Cyber Training Academy instructor, he taught the Cyber Threat Emulation course, educating both civilian and military members on offensive Python, PowerShell, other scripting languages and the adversarial mindset. He has developed training material and information security challenges for events such as PicoCTF and competitions at DEFCON US. John speaks at security conferences such as BsidesNoVA, to students at colleges such as the US Naval Academy, and other online events including the SANS Holiday Hack Challenge/KringleCon. He is an online YouTube personality showcasing programming tutorials, CTF video walkthroughs and other cyber security content.


Training: Web Hacking Ninja: Mastering Advanced Exploitation Techniques

At HackingHub we believe that truly effective security testing goes beyond simply learning about common web vulnerabilities. We approach hacking with an adversary mindset, focusing on objectives rather than just identifying isolated issues. In the real world, vulnerabilities don't exist in a vacuum – they can often be chained together by skilled hackers to maximize impact and reach an end goal. That's why our training emphasizes the power of combining vulnerabilities to paint a full picture of an application's security posture. In this advanced course, you'll learn about a range of critical flaws that could allow a malicious hacker to gain access to a company's infrastructure and sensitive data, including personally identifiable information (PII). Through hands-on labs and exercises, you'll practice thinking like an adversary and get a feel for how vulnerabilities can be exploited in sequence to devastating effect. Click here for Training Syllabus