Workshop: Windows Internals crash course for developers and researchers

The Windows Internals workshop provides a unique opportunity to learn the foundations of the Windows OS, digging into processes, jobs, virtual memory, I/O, services and more.

The workshop includes hands on exercises to try things out using internals tools and/or coding, depending on your preference. At the end of the workshop you will have a much greater and deeper understanding of Windows that can help you be a better developer, troubleshoot issues more easily and have better ideas where to focus your research.

Who should attend
Developers. power QA and IT Admin, security researchers that want to gain a deeper understanding of Windows.

Pre-requisites
Basic familiarity with some concepts such as processes, threads and DLLs is needed as well as basic knowledge of the C language.

Computer Setup
  • Windows 10 (latest version preferred but any version will do) or Windows 7 (less recommended)
  • Sysinternals Tools (www.sysinternals.com)
  • Debugging tools for Windows (from the Windows 10 SDK installation)