HackLab: Hands-on Hacking

How hackers work

The Hague, Zuid Holland View map
Event languages: Dutch , English

Computer hacking is the practice of influencing computer hardware and software to accomplish a goal outside of their original purpose. A computer hacker is a person who identifies weaknesses and exploits them. Hacking is considered a complex activity. This course will explore the world of hacking and shed a light on how hackers work.

1 Nov.
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Measures COVID-19

We are committed to providing a safe learning environment in close cooperation with the location(s). All of our services are carried out in accordance with the applicable measures as determined by RIVM. For on-site training the number of participants per training is limited, taking into account the capacity of the rooms so that keeping sufficient distance (minimum of 1.5 meters) is guaranteed. Participants of the training are requested to adhere to the prescribed hygiene measures at site. Also, we request you to stay home if you have a cold and/or when members of your household have a fever.  

Course Objectives 

This practical five-day course equips participants with hands-on black box, white box and grey box vulnerability testing. We will address testing of web applications, mobile applications, mobile devices, wireless security, host based and network based infrastructure.

The course takes the participants through the different stages of our proven methodology of information gathering, target selection and vulnerability identification and exploitation. Besides the methodology we will also discuss the different leading practices, such as OWASP and go into the different tools for vulnerability testing.  

  • Practical five-day course
  • Proven methodology of information gathering, target selection and vulnerability identification and exploitation
  • Discuss the different leading practices and go into the different tools for vulnerability testing

Target Group

  • Security managers
  • Application developers
  • IT professionals
  • IT auditors who have an interest in ‘Vulnerability Assessment’ and ’hacking’.

Participants of the course are expected to have a basic understanding of network, TCP/IP and Operating Systems (Windows and Linux).


Day 1
  • Introduction & Security Trends
  • Penetration testing methodology
  • Firewall security / Prevention systems
  • External Infrastructure penetration test
  • Solving hands-on challenges on our portal

Day 2

  • Recap of day 1
  • Infrastructure security tests (External vs Internal)
  • Introduction to malware and demo
  • Cryptography
  • Password cracking
  • Solving hands-on challenges on our portal

Day 3

  • Recap of day 2
  • Application architecture
  • OWASP top 10
  • Denial of service
  • Solving hands-on challenges on our portal

Day 4

  • Recap of day 3
  • Introduction to Red Teaming
  • Tour at the CIC of Deloitte
  • Vulnerability management
  • Digital forensics
  • Solving hands-on challenges on our portal

Day 5

  • Recap of day 4
  • Vulnerability assessment execution of a complete test
  • Reporting and presentation of the results
  • Evaluation and closing


1 - 5 November 2021 | Classroom | Deloitte The Hague
31 January - 4 February 2022 |  Virtual
10 - 14 October 2022 | Classroom | Deloitte The Hague

The course day starts at 9.00 and ends at 17.00.

The costs are € 2500 ex VAT. Course materials are included in the price.

Deloitte Academy is a training institute accredited by several organizations.

For more information about our accreditation, please refer to our Education hours page.

Until four weeks before the start of the course you may cancel your participation by email free of charge. Should you cancel within four weeks before the start of the course you will have to pay the full course fee.

Deloitte Academy reserves the right to cancel a course if circumstances dictate. You will be informed of this as soon as possible.

For more information about our Terms and Conditions, please refer to our FAQ page.

If you have any questions, please contact us: 

Phone number: 088-288 93 33

'Researching a large amount of different sources everyday, I feel like the application of the four CTI principles and the discussed validation techniques will help to improve the quality of my work significantly'


Peter Rozier

Peter Rozier


Peter Rozier is a Manager in Deloitte’s Cyber Risk Advisory practice. He has over 10 years of experience in IT Security in various positions at Financial Institutions before rejoining Deloitte.   To train his own skills and mindset about penetration testing and (hardware) hacking, Peter has enrolled in the OSCP course and participates in Capture The Flag (CTF) events and training sites like HackTheBox, besides tinkering with Arduino’s.

Konstantinos Dimkas

Konstantinos Dimkas


Konstantinos is a penetration tester within the cyber team of Deloitte. His main focus is infrastructure and web/mobile application pentesting. Konstantinos also has experience in cyber crime as he has been an intern at the EC3 of EUROPOL. In order to keep his cyber skills sharp, he spends a lot of time at HackTheBox and similar training platforms.

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