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Introducing the XDSv1 Training Course

Our brand new eXploit Development Student course is now open for enrollment! Learn more about the training course and save 30% on XDSv1 during our special launch promotion.

Add exploit development as a skill fast without short-cutting the learning process by utilizing real-world examples in an extremely hands-on course.

Ready to become a certified Exploit Developer?

Built for anyone with little to no background in exploit development, XDSv1 starts from the basics and covers all exploit development fundamentals every Penetration Tester or InfoSec Enthusiast should know.

XDSv1 is entirely self-paced with interactive slides and videos that you can access online without any limitation – so you’re able to study from home, the office, or anywhere an internet connection is available. You’ll also get lifetime access to both the training material and the most sophisticated virtual lab on the market, Hera Lab.

Our staff of experienced InfoSec professionals have collaborated with several Fortune 500 companies to develop XDS, so you can trust the knowledge gained from this training course is the most practical exploit development material you can learn.

This course covers:

  • Techniques professional exploit developers use
  • The fundamentals, as well as advanced exploitation techniques
  • Software debugging
  • Shellcoding
  • Both Windows and Linux exploit development
  • The methodology on how to identify and fully exploit 0-day vulnerabilities
  • Bypassing modern anti-exploit mechanisms
  • How to use tools like Immunity Debugger, x32dbg, Mona, Pwntools, GDB, Ropper, etc.

XDSv1, along with its associated certification, eLearnSecurity Certified eXploit Developer (eCXD) qualifies you for 40 CPE and is the perfect step to take if you’re looking to land a job as a pentester, exploit developer, or vulnerability researcher.

To celebrate XDSv1’s launch, we’re offering a 30% discount when you use coupon code “XDS-D4A” during checkout. If you’re an existing student, check your email for a special offer!

ENROLL NOW!

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8 Comments

  • Mukarram Ali says:

    Hi, I have new coding / programming knowledge, do you think it will work for me. Thanks

    • Emma Brothers says:

      Hi there, good question! It’s up to what you’d like to learn! There is not an official prerequisite class for this course, however we suggest that potential students have the following knowledge before taking XDS:
      Solid understanding of Windows & Linux internals
      Basic reverse engineering skills
      Pentesting basics
      Basic Python scripting skills
      Basic understanding of x86/x64 assembly and C/C++ language – Covering assembly and C/C++ programming is beyond the scope of the course
      Knowledge of fundamental programming concepts such as variables, loops, functions, etc.

  • AT says:

    When will the webinar for the xdsv1 be uploaded?

  • Park says:

    Hi, I am currently enrolled on the PTS course and Im particularly interested in coding/exploit dev.

    If I consider signing up to the XDS course, would the ARES course be considered the next logical step?

    • Emma Brothers says:

      There are several different routes you could take! To continue on the red team path, we suggest WAPTX or PTX. You can also develop your purple team skills with THP or DFP. Hope this helps!

  • Miguel López says:

    I have a Networking formation and a basic knowledge in programming. With that in mind can I get the course?

    • Emma Brothers says:

      Good question! While there are no official prerequisites, we recommend students have a solid understanding of Windows & Linux internals, basic reverse engineering skills, pentesting basics, basic Python scripting skills, basic understanding of x86/x64 assembly and C/C++ language – Covering assembly and C/C++ programming is beyond the scope of the course and knowledge of fundamental programming concepts such as variables, loops, functions, etc.

      Please visit the course listing for more information!

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