The Art of Hacking Certification (TAOH)

Designed to teach and build real-world skills, !NS-TAOH also features an optional certification component. The class prepares candidates to enhance their credentials to achieve the IEEE Computer Society’s Cyber Security Global Competency Certification. However, certification is not simply a multi-choice exam at the end of the class:

  • The Art of Hacking certification is provided through the IEEE Computer Society and is designed to assess candidate’s applied, hands-on skills against over 60 competency-based learning objectives
  • Certification can only be achieved by completing the Art of Hacking “Capture The Flag” (CTF) 1-day examination following completion of your Art of Hacking class
  • Certifications is awarded against demonstrated skill level;
    • Art of Hacking “Ninja” - 60-80% pass rate
    • Art of Hacking “Master” - 80-100% pass rate

Certifications are valid for 3 years from issuance date

Recommended training for this certification



Art of Hacking “Capture The Flag” (CTF) 1-day examination