About the course
OVERVIEW OF THIS COMPTIA PENTEST+ COURSE
What you will learn
Penetration testing is performed by purposefully carrying out a cyber attack on an organisation’s computer systems in order to gauge the effectiveness of that company’s IT security measures. The CompTIA PenTest+ certification is a highly sought-after, hands-on course that teaches networking and security professionals to perform these tests in their own organisations.
This certification is the final step towards the CompTIA Network Vulnerability Assessment Professional (CNVP) or Network Security Professional (CNSP) certifications. It will also bring you a step closer to gaining the CompTIA Security Infrastructure Expert (CSIE) certification.
During this course, you will be taught to hack and exploit various types of networks and computer systems. Most of the tools used during this course are Kali Linux-based and utilises a range of examples that are used by seasoned Penetration Testers when testing systems.
The CompTIA PenTest+ course teaches students the following:
- Client engagement and documentation
- Passive and active reconnaissance
- Mobile device system hacking
- Physical security testing
- Network service hacking
- Lateral movement and persistence in a compromised network
COURSE CERTIFICATION DETAILS
CompTIA PenTest+ Course Assessment
In order to achieve your CompTIA PenTest+ certification, you will need to study the CompTIA PenTest+ course and pass the following exam:
- CompTIA PenTest+ PT0-001
CompTIA PenTest+ Course Requirements
Although there are no prerequisites, it is recommended that you first gain your CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+ certifications before studying this CompTIA PenTest+ course.
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IS THE COMPTIA PENTEST+ COURSE FOR ME?
Career Path Opportunities
The CompTIA PenTest+ course is suited to anyone looking to work in any of the following roles:
- Penetration Tester
- IT Security Manager
- Network Analyst
- Security Analyst
- Security Advisor
- IT Security Specialist
YOUR TRAINING BENEFITS
Benefits available to you with this course
- Recruitment Resource Pack
- Dedicated Account Manager
- Student Care Team
- CV Review & Optimization
- Completion Certificate
- 24/7 Anytime Access
- Practice Questions
Frequently Asked CompTIA PenTest+ Course Questions
QUESTION Is this an internationally recognised course?
Yes, the CompTIA PenTest+ certificate is internationally recognised and accredited by CompTIA.
QUESTION How much time will I have to complete my course?
You will have 12 months of unlimited access to the courseware.
QUESTION What is the format of the exam?
The exam will consist of a maximum of 85 performance-based and multiple-choice questions.
QUESTION What is the pass mark of the exam?
You will need to score at least 750 (on a scale of 100-900) to gain your CompTIA PenTest+ certification.
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COMPTIA PENTEST+ ONLINE COURSE CURRICULUM
CompTIA PT0-001: CompTIA PenTest+
The Pen Test Engagement
Vulnerability Scan Analysis
Penetrating Wired Networks
Penetrating Wireless Networks
Web App Exploits
Cover Your Tracks
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