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InfraGard WV Presents: Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking

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Penetration testing (also called pen testing) is the practice of testing a computer systems, networks and/or web application to find vulnerabilities before attackers do.

InfraGard West Virginia Member's Alliance invites you to attend this event and share this invitation with others who may be interested.


Date: July 25, 2017
Time: 9:30-12:00, registration and networking will begin at 9:00. Light refreshments will be available.
Location: Marshall University Forensic Science Center (MUFSC)
1401 Forensic Science Dr, Huntington, WV 25701?
Parking: Parking is free on site. Please do not park in the gated lot. Ample parking is available in Byrd Medical Center lot beside the MUFSC Annex. Our event will take place in the MUFSC Annex.

9:30-10:00 Penetration Testing Execution Standard (PTES) - Bill Gardner
10:00-11:00 Live Hacking Demo - Bill Gardner
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45 Defending Against Social Engineering - Bill Gardner
11:45-12:00 Open Discussion, Questions

This event is open to the public. If you are not a member of the InfraGard West Virginia Members Alliance and would like to join, please visit the Some events in the future may be limited to current InfraGard members.


Bill Gardner, OSCP, i-Net+, Security+ is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Forensic Sciences and teaching in the Digital Forensics and Information Assurance Program in the School of Forensic & Criminal Justice Sciences at Marshall University.

Prior to joining the faculty at Marshall, Gardner co-founded the 304Geek and SecureWV/Hack3rCon. Gardner is the coauthor of "Building an Information Security Awareness Program: Defending Against Social Engineering and Technical Threats" with Valerie Thomas, and "Google Hacking for Penetration Testers" with Johnny Long and Justin Brown.

2017 Tentative Schedule

  • September (early) – Physical security/business continuity/disaster recovery planning (Alpha Technologies – South Charleston data center, Panhandle Recovery)
  • October (TBD)
  • Late November/early December (maybe, TBD)