The CompTIA PenTest+ certification verifies that successful candidates have the knowledge and skills required to plan and scope an assessment, understand legal and compliance requirements, perform vulnerability scanning and penetration testing, analyze data, and effectively report and communicate results.
Before attending this course, you should have:
- Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge
- A minimum of 2-3 years of hands-on information security or related experience.
- PLANNING & SCOPING
- Explain the importance of planning and key aspects of compliance-based assessments
- 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, summarize physical security attacks and perform post-exploitation techniques
- PENETRATION TESTING TOOLS
- Conduct information gathering exercises with various tools and analyze the output and basic scripts (limited to Bash, Python, Ruby, PowerShell)
- REPORTING & COMMUNICATION
- Utilize report writing and handling best practices explaining recommended mitigation strategies for discovered vulnerabilities
Who should attend:
CompTIA PenTest+ is for cybersecurity professionals tasked with penetration testing and vulnerability management.
CertKit content overview:
- E-learning courses (11 hours +):
- CompTIA PenTest+: Planning for an Engagement
- CompTIA PenTest+: Scoping an Engagement
- CompTIA PenTest+: Information Gathering
- CompTIA PenTest+: Vulnerability Identification
- CompTIA PenTest+: Social Engineering and Specialized System Attacks
- CompTIA PenTest+: Network-Based Exploits
- CompTIA PenTest+: Application-Based vulnerabilities
- CompTIA PenTest+: Local Host Vulnerabilities
- CompTIA PenTest+: Post-Exploitation and Facilities Attacks
- CompTIA PenTest+: Penetration Testing Tools
- CompTIA PenTest+: Reporting and Communication
- CompTIA PenTest+: Analyzing Tool and Script
- Online Mentor
- Tips & Tricks
- Practice Labs