Tarek holds an MSc. in Information Security from Royal Holloway University of London. He worked in the UK for a number of years performing penetration testing for clients such as BBC, O2, Sonny Ericsson, Nestle, Heinz, Sky etc.
In 2010 he joined Verizon in Dubai to lead a team of penetration testers across the Middle East and North Africa region. He has since moved into another role heading information security operations at the largest media broadcaster in the Middle East. Tarek teaches the following courses: Hacking For Beginners, Kali Linux Tutorial For Beginners, Hackers Academy Certified Associate and Hackers Academy Certified Professional.
Prateek Gianchandani is a security researcher, a professional penetration tester and the author of the highly popular Damn Vulnerable iOS App. He is an internationally recognized speaker and trainer. He delivered training at the largest hacking conferences world wide including Defcon, Brucon, Hack In Paris, PHDays and many more. When he's not busy hacking mobile phones, Prateek is a mountaineer and a diver.
At Hackers Academy Prateek is the instructor of Mobile Application Hacking course.
Dr. Samer Aoudi is an information security specialist with a Ph.D in computer science. He is currently a Lead Faculty, at the Higher Colleges of Technology in the UAE. He teaches numerous courses including ethical hacking, intrusion detection, computer forensics, cryptography and WAN security just to name a few. When not working, Samer is a weekend warrior participating in triathlons, travelling the world and roaming around with his camera taking professional photos.
At Hackers Academy Samer teaches the Web Applications Security Fundamentals course.