IEEE Computer Society and NotSoSecure Partner on Hacking and Penetration Testing Training

March 3, 2016

Los Alamitos, Calif., USA and Cambridge, UK – 03 March 2016 – Today the IEEE Computer Society (IEEE CS) announced that it has entered into a cybersecurity partnership with NotSoSecure, a leading UK-based Penetration Testing and Hacking Training company with Advanced Infrastructure Training to again be featured at BlackHat 2016. This partnership will benefit the Computer Society community by helping IEEE CS member organizations consistently concerned about cybersecurity and seeking tools to combat this evolving threat.

“We are pleased to partner with one of the most innovative security training companies with their highly sought-after content”, said Chris Jensen, Director of Marketing and Sales for IEEE CS. “Our members and their organizations have indicated that this type of training is very much needed and we are happy to be able to add value by partnering on this training while also adding value in creating e-Learning modules and certifications around this training.”

Dan Haagman, Commercial Director of NotSoSecure commented, “The IEEE Computer Society is an iconic and rapidly evolving organization that forms a key strategic alliance in our global cybersecurity training strategy. Together we are bringing our Cybersecurity Training, Labs and associated content to a vast audience both in commercial and government sectors with the goals of teaching, understanding and inspiring IT professionals in the field of hacking.”

NotSoSecure’s hacking training will again be featured at BlackHat 2016 for Advanced Infrastructure Hacking ( ) along with a second course, Basic Infrastructure Hacking ( ).

Together, IEEE CS and NotSoSecure are planning a series of Cybersecurity Defense and Training Courses in various tracks that are intended to provide cybersecurity solutions and certifications that will drive standards in the industry.

About IEEE Computer Society

IEEE Computer Society, the computing industry’s unmatched source for technology information and career development, offers a comprehensive array of industry-recognized products, services and professional opportunities. Known as the community for technology leaders, IEEE Computer Society’s vast resources include membership, publications, a renowned digital library, training programs, conferences, and top-trending technology events. Visit for more information on all products and services.

About NotSoSecure

NotSoSecure ( is a boutique Penetration Testing and Hacking Training firm founded by leading industry Trainer / Ethical Hacker Sumit “Sid” Siddharth and Cyber Security Entrepreneur Dan Haagman, with the goal of addressing the industry need to make Penetration Testing simpler and more accessible. Working around the world in only these specialist subject areas, NotSoSecure was formed to be an agile, client-facing, highly innovative global security company designed to reinvent the way in which Penetration Testing and Hacking Training are delivered.

Media Contacts:

IEEE Computer Society
Katherine Mansfield, Marketing Communications Manager
(714) 816-2182

Dan Haagman, Commercial Director
(+44) 1223 653193