Charl Van Der Walt

Strategic Director, SecureData

After many years in an “attack and penetration” testing role at SensePost, Charl van der Walt has a deep understanding of the “offensive” paradigm within information security with a particular interest and passion for teaching and training. Over the years he has given courses and lectures for companies and universities the world over and has been a regular on the infosec conference circuit, appearing as a speaker at the prestigious Black Hat Briefings multiple times, where SensePost has consistently also been the biggestselling training provider over the past 10 years. van der Walt has been a security training advisor to the US DoD for over 5 years, has acted as a network security consultant for the Commonwealth Games and co-authored numerous security books like The Penetration Tester’s Open Source Toolkit, Stealing the Network: How to Own a Continent and Aggressive Network Self-Defence.