Academics

Our curriculum provides a comprehensive solution to Computer Network Operations (CNO) training in the fields of Computer Penetration Testing, Red Teaming, Vulnerability Analysis, and Exploitation.

Courses

The Art of Exploitation Training Portfolio is designed to develop cyber professionals by providing them with the relevant skills needed to operate in a highly functioning Security Operations Center (SOC) or within supporting specialty areas. The AoE™ Training Portfolio is focused on job roles and specializations based on a sound methodology to enhance the student’s classroom experience through live lab learning. To ensure skills validation, students must complete scenario based hands-on tests that are mapped directly to the learning objectives within each class offering.

The Art of Exploitation Team is comprised of professionals with the practical experience and skills needed to defend an enterprise. The AoE™ standard to keep current with evolving threats and exploits stresses that all AoE™ instructors and content developers have the advanced level skills in the subject matter they teach.

Training Mission

Provide high quality relevant cyber readiness learning programs focused on skills validation for the Global Cyber Community.

Our Location

The AoE™ Training Center is located in Hanover, MD. This state-of-the-art facility is equipped with over 10 training rooms that can accommodate varying class sizes of up to 200 personnel.

Benefits of AoE

Earn College Credit

ACE Credit. College Credit Recommendation Service The American Council on Education College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for eight of the AoE™ courses:

  • Assembly Fundamentals – Five-day course; focus on assembly-level access to processors and storage
  • Bootcamp Edition – Nine-day course; 40+ labs; basic tactics of penetration testing and exploitation
  • Developers Edition I – Five-day course; technologies and techniques impacting Windows development
  • Developers Edition III – Five-day course; analysis of software vulnerabilities
  • Mobile Devices Forensics – Four-day course; forensic methodology of mobile technologies and operating systems
  • Snort Fundamentals – Three-day course; focus on Snort intrusion and detection systems
  • Wireless Edition – Five-day course; WiFi security analysis and penetration testing
  • Wiretap Edition – Four-day course; network cyber analysis, regardless of data packet type

ACE CREDIT helps adults gain academic credit for courses and examinations taken outside traditional degree programs. More than 2,000 colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs. As a result of the recommendations for the AoE™ courses, students completing any of these could receive two to three semester hours of academic credit toward a degree.

ACE is the major coordinating body for the nation's higher education institutions and seeks to provide leadership and a unifying voice on key higher education issues and to influence public policy through advocacy, research, and program initiatives. For more than 30 years, colleges and universities have trusted ACE CREDIT to provide reliable course equivalency information to facilitate their decisions to award academic credit. For more information, visit the ACE CREDIT website at www.acenet.edu/credit

More than 2,000 colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs. As a result of the recommendations for the TCS courses, students completing any of these could receive two to three semester hours of academic credit toward a degree. These courses are part of TCS' Art of Exploitation curriculum and Enterprise Security and Protection training portfolio, which are designed to train the current and future generations of cyber security experts on how to best prevent, detect and combat advanced persistent threats and safeguard critical assets.

Online Training

AoE iLabs. Click here for more information. In order to meet the growing demand for security professionals with skills that are mapped to role based competencies, AoE™ has partnered with EC Council (ECC) to offer it's courses via ECC's iLabs platform. Each course features on-line robust, hands-on lab exercises that provide a comprehensive understanding of core technical skills needed to identify weaknesses and harden systems at any time and any location globally.

AoE™ classes will be available under ECC's Center of Advanced Security Training (CAST) portfolio which will be integrated with TCS’ PerformanScore™ skills development and validation tool, which will offer skill gap analysis and performance based testing.

The first 6 courses include:

C|EH Certification

Bootcamp Edition Completion of our Bootcamp course qualifies as official training for the EC-Council's Completion of our Bootcamp course qualifies as official training for the EC-Council's Certified Ethical Hacking (C|EH) designation, which is listed on the U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD) directive 8570 mandate. Under the 8570 mandate, all personnel with "privileged access" to DoD systems must obtain an ANSI-approved commercial certification.

DoD system integrators who provide support to the information assurance/cyber security mission can now access TCS' comprehensive, mission-focused training. With more than 40 labs, Bootcamp Edition 2.0 is a hands-on course of study that focuses on technical and process skills which align to the knowledge areas contained in the C|EH Objectives. This provides an introduction to the tactics, techniques and methodology required for a network exploitation analyst or operator.

8570 Compliance

Compliance with DoD 8570.01-M can be achieved through completion of the AoE™ Bootcamp Edition course and subsequent awarding of CEH certification. For more information Click Here.

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