I just completed teaching a SANS course here in RI called Cutting-Edge Hacking Techniques. Its a fabulous course written by none other than Ed Skoudis, SANS instructor extraordinaire, and one of the biggest fans of the Matrix movie series (seriously, I swear he watches it at least one, maybe twice, a week!).
In any case, the course is a fantastic voyage through some of the latest methods and techniques used by hackers today. [...]