Hack the Box
Hack The Box is an online platform providing labs and challenges for cyber security training. The platform allows the members to exchange ideas, methodologies and engage together in several of the presented challenges. In order to become a member, a user has to solve an initial security challenge called “Hack the invite code”.
By employing several social and gamification elements Hack The Box makes the learning experience fun and rewarding.
Haris Pylarinos is the founder of an online pen-testing/hacking playground known as Hack The Box. He has worked for more than ten years as a Systems Engineer with a specialization in the Shipping Industry. He enjoys solving complex problems, especially cybersecurity-related. He is skilled in networks, operating systems, and enterprise environments.
James Hooker is an Engineer by trade, with nearly 15 years experience in the field across numerous languages, roles and sectors. While the field of Security has always been of an interest to him, he only seriously branched in to the field in the past four years. As part of this journey in to Security, he has had experience with numerous CTF platforms and competitions – eventually finding Hack The Box, for which he became the Technical Director.