CompTIA PenTest+

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CompTIA PenTest+ is for cybersecurity professionals tasked with penetration testing and vulnerability management.

OVERVIEW

CompTIA PenTest+ focuses on offense through penetration testing and vulnerability assessment. It involves launching attacks on systems, discovering the vulnerabilities and managing them and is intended for cybersecurity professionals tasked with identifying, exploiting, reporting and managing vulnerabilities on a network. This course covers the following areas:

Planning & Scoping

Explain the importance of planning and key aspects of compliance-based assessment.

Information Gathering & Vulnerability Identification

Gather information to prepare for exploitation then perform a vulnerability scan and analyze results.

Attacks & Exploits

Exploit network, wireless, application, and RF-based vulnerabilities, summarise physical security attacks, and perform post-exploitation techniques.

Penetration Testing Tools

Conduct information gathering exercises with various tools and analyze output and basic scripts (limited to: Bash, Python, Ruby, PowerShell).

Reporting & Communication

Utilise report writing and handling best practices explaining recommended mitigation strategies for discovered vulnerabilities.

COURSE MATERIALS

WHATS INCLUDED
Official CompTIA courseware

DURATION
5 Days

CERTIFICATION
PT0-001

PREREQUISITES
Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge. Minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security or related experience. While there is no required prerequisite, PenTest+ is intended to follow CompTIA Security+ or equivalent experience and has a technical, hands-on focus

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