Back to Basics: Nmap Workshop

Hosted by EvolveSec - Chicago Cybersecurity

Public group
EvolveSec - Chicago Cybersecurity
EvolveSec - Chicago Cybersecurity
Public group
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**Pizza and Beer will be provided**

Laptops not required, but highly recommended.

Join Jose Hernandez ( for a workshop of Nmap and its ever expanding set of features. Nmap is the de facto network discovery and security auditing tool used by security and network professionals all over the world. Nmap has been in development for over 20 years and has evolved to more than a network scanner.

The workshop will focus on:

1. How to customize Nmap to improve the accuracy and speed of your network scans.

2. Understanding techniques used to bypass misconfigured firewalls and intrusion detection systems.

3. Learning what defenses you can put in place to reduce the risk that Nmap poses to you network.

Jose Hernandez ( is a Vulnerability Research Analyst for NTTSecurity and the lead of the Vulnerability Disclosure Program for the Global Threat Intelligence Center (GTIC). Previously a senior security consultant for the Threat Services Group in NTTSecurity. As a senior consultant Jose improved team cohesion and knowledge sharing. As a consultant he focused on Network and application penetration tests but delivered Risk Assessments, Vulnerability Assessments, Risk mitigation, Web Development, and red team assessments.

Evolve Security ( is a dedicated cyber security services firm that focuses on delivering real and measurable improvements to your security posture. We work alongside your current security and/or IT staff to manage and resolve your security vulnerabilities throughout the full security lifecycle. Evolve Security's expertise is within Application Security, Penetration Testing, and Security Training through its Academy.

Evolve Security Academy ( is a competitive cyber security academy that offers two bootcamps: Bootcamp PRO and Bootcamp REMOTE. Students gain real work experience through the live security assessment work they perform on not-for-profit companies. With over 350,000 unfilled cyber security jobs in the U.S. and 1,000,000 globally, our primary focus is on creating top-tier cyber security talent and placing them into a high-paying job.