July 8, 2016

Laptop Required


To get the most value out of the course, trainees are required to bring their laptops so that they can connect directly to the workshop network. Students will be guided to make sure that the system is properly configured with all the drivers necessary to connect to workshop network. Lab exercises will be demonstrated and conducted using the Laptop.

During the exercise, laptop will be installed security tools and connecting to possible hostile networks in Internet! Your laptop might be attacked. Do not have any sensitive data stored on the laptop. We will not be  responsible if some malfunction happens.


A Windows 8/7/XP (Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate) a real system or a virtual machine would work. Home versions will not work.  You will use VMware to run Windows and Linux operating systems simultaneously when performing exercises.

Will be required to disable anti-virus tools temporarily. Just killing anti-virus service or processes will not work.

Laptop Hardware Requirements

  • x86-compatible or x64-compatible 2.0 GHz CPU minimum or higher
  • 4 GB RAM or higher required
  • 100 GB available hard drive space
  • Wireless/Ethernet adapter