FAQ

In-House and Live Training

Orders, Registration and Payments

General FAQ

General Frequently Asked Questions

How can I become a vendor or training partner for Offensive Security courses?
Do you have any job positions open at Offensive Security?
How do I register with Freenode to talk in the #offsec channel?
Can I blog about any Offensive Security courses I’ve taken?
I have a job offering of OSCPs. Is there somewhere I can post this information?
How can I become a penetration tester?

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In-House and Live Training

In-House Training

What is required at the training facility where the training will be provided?
What does the In-House training include?
Does In-House training include the exam?
How can I receive a quote for In-House training in my organization?
How can I pay for In-House training?

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Live Training

What materials will we receive during the Blackhat live courses?
What standing do I have with Offensive Security after I attend a Blackhat Live course?
Will you be offering live training outside of Blackhat?

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Orders, Registration and Payments

Orders and Registration

Why do you require a non-free email address?
What is considered a non-free email address?
What if I do not have a non-free email address?
How can I change the email address I have associated with Offensive Security?
What can I do if I didn’t receive any registration emails?
Why is the registration process limited in time (24-72 hours)?
Is an exam included in the lab extension fee?
How can I receive an invoice for my order?
How can I register for a future course date?
Can my company register for the courses on behalf of the students who will be attending?
Why is the legal form only valid with a home address?
Do you offer personal discounts on your courses?
Do you offer corporate discounts on your courses?

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Course Payments

Are there any additional fees for international transactions?
What is the fee for canceling a credit card charge?
What types of payments do you accept?
Do you accept wire transfers?
Am I able to pay for Offensive Security courses with a GI Bill?
Do you accept net term payments?
Do you require confirmation of payment if I am not the credit card holder?
What happens if I am late to make payment for a course?
Do you have a DUNS number?

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Offensive Security Courses

General Course Frequently Asked Questions

Can I pause my lab time?
When does my lab time start and how is that lab time measured?
I haven’t used any of my lab time. Can I get free lab time since it was not being used?
How can I purchase a lab extension?
What languages are your courses available in?
How are the course start dates determined?
What is your academic policy?
How many CPEs can I obtain by taking an Offensive Security course?
What happens when a course gets updated? Do past students need to repurchase the course materials or should I wait until a new course version comes out?
How do I register for one of your online courses?
How long before I want to take a course should I start the registration process?
Can I receive my course materials early?
Is there a minimum age requirement for taking a course with Offensive Security?
What are the training fees for the online courses?
Which course should I take?
Do you offer bulk voucher purchases?
Where can I find the syllabus for each of the courses provided by Offensive Security?

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Support Frequently Asked Questions

What are your support hours?
Can I get my revert counter reset?
I’m having issues connecting to the VPN. What can I do before contacting support?
I’m having problems with the stability of my Windows 7 machine. How can I help fix this?
How can I contact you for support on Jabber?

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Offensive Security Wireless Attacks (WiFu)

What are the prerequisites of the Offensive Security Wireless Attacks course?
What happens once I pay?
How long is the course?
Why should I opt for the OSWP certification?
What is the recommended hardware?

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Pentesting With Kali (PWK)

When will I be able to purchase the PWK upgrade? When will I receive the new course materials?
What does the upgrade fee include? Does it come with any lab time?
Can I still purchase lab time & take the exam without upgrading my course material?
How much do I have to pay if I want upgrade & labs?
What happens if I have an active lab time, can I switch to the new environment?
How will this affect my current progress? Do I need to start a new report?
Do I need to re-take the OSCP exam with the new PWK?
I did not receive an email regarding this, what do I do?
I am planning on taking the OSCP challenge in the near future, will the new version affects the exam?
I have unused voucher for the PWK labs. Will it stay valid?
Is documentation required for PWK?
Where is the course syllabus?
Where can I download the VM for PWK?
What is the difference between PWB and PWK?
I’m a returning student and I would like more lab time. Do I have to submit the full course fees?
What is the average time for PWK?
Why can I not ping my Windows 7 client machine?
Why is my Windows 7 lab machine turning off after I disconnect from the VPN?
How can I receive a free demo of Saint Exploit?
Where are the PWK report templates located?
How can I play the PWK videos in Kali?
How can I choose the start date for a lab extension?

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Cracking The Perimeter (CTP)

What are the prerequisites of the Cracking The Perimeter course?
What happens once I pay?
How long is the course?
Why should I opt for the OSCE certification?

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Advanced Windows Exploitation (AWE)

What are the prerequisites for AWE?
What happens once I pay?
How long is the course?
Why should I opt for the OSEE certification?

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Advanced Web Attacks and Exploitation (AWAE)

What are the prerequisites of the Advanced Web Attacks and Exploitation course?
When will AWAE be released online?
Why should I opt for the OSWE certification?

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Exams and Certifications

General Exam Frequently Asked Questions

How can I schedule my exam?
Can I take an Offensive Security exams without taking the course?
What is your exam reschedule policy?
What happens if I fail an exam?
What type of recognition and accreditation do your certifications have?
Can I claim CPEs without taking the exam?
What is the pass/fail rate for the OSWP/OSCP/OSCE exam? How many OSWP/OSCP/OSCEs are there?

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General Certification Frequently Asked Questions

Do you provide digital certificates?
How can my employer or potential employer verify the legitimacy of an Offensive Security certification?

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Additional Services

Penetration Testing

What types of security assessments does Offensive Security offer?
Who conducts the security assessments?
How can I get Offensive Security to do a penetration test of my company?

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Kali Linux

What is this site, is it connected to Kali.org?
Does Kali Linux cost money?
Do you provide support for Kali Linux?

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Exploit Database (EDB)

How do I become an EDB registered partner?
Do you provide support for EDB?

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Bug Bounty Program

How will I get paid by the Offensive Security bug bounty program?
Which domains are included in your bug bounty program?

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Offensive Security Intelligent Penetration Testing Labs (OSIPTL)

How can I take advantage of the Offensive Security Intelligent Penetration Testing Labs?
Do you have virtual penetration testing labs available to individual users?

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