Simon Nolet

Freelancer, Mentor, Speaker, OSCP

Hacktive Education


Simon is a cybersecurity expert with 10 years of experience, specializing in offensive security for the past 9 years. He focuses achieving high-impact attack chains .He has conducted over 250 penetration tests. Simon is also an active member of the cybersecurity community, dedicated to sharing his knowledge by volunteering for events like Hackfest CTF and training individuals for over 5 years in the Security 103 course and the Beginner CTF. He values honesty, promoting transparency and integrity in his work. His expertise covers networks, infrastructure, Active Directory pentesting, but he is also interested in red teaming, access control evasion, and efficient computer usage. Simon is constantly striving to enhance a company's security by producing precise reports and offering operational recommendations to increase resilience against adversaries. He believes that often, the root causes of security issues can be addressed through education and training. His goal is to educate and strengthen security measures to protect both businesses and individuals in their digital environments, with a strong emphasis on training others.


Hardening your perimeter with open source tooling


In this session, we will explore practical methods for improving your organization's security using open source tools. Learn how to map your attack surface, discover domains and subdomains, and identify potential vulnerabilities. We'll showcase the power of nuclei, a favored tool among security experts, for mapping technologies and detecting common misconfigurations. Discover how custom scripts and nuclei can be used for regression testing, and why this approach is essential for maintaining a strong security posture. By the end of this presentation, you'll have a clear understanding of how open source tools can help assess and enhance your company's security.

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