8 Buzzworthy Networking Products

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The Hacker Academy rose to victory in the Security category this year, beating out competitors Solera Networks and F5 Networks with its unique training platform for security professionals.

A firm holder of the "it-takes-one-to-know-one" mentality, The Hacker Academy won for its HackRack Appliance, a unique training module that simulates a hacking situation to help IT professionals prepare for the worst. According to the Academy, its training platforms can yield some of the world's most skilled "Ethical Hackers" and Penetration Testers, capable of warding off attacks big and small. The Hacker Academy offers training tools for a variety of skill levels and officially launched in May 2010.

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