CompTIA Pentest+

  • Course level: Beginner
  • Categories CompTIA
  • Last Update 09/03/2021


CompTIA PenTest+ is an intermediate skill certification which makes a perfect option for cybersecurity professionals involved with penetration testing that includes identifying, exploiting, reporting, and managing vulnerabilities on a network. Vega’s PenTest+ certification stands apart since completing the certification demands the hands-on ability and skills to test devices in new environments in traditional desktops and servers as well as mobile and cloud.

What Will I Learn?

  • Describe the significance of planning for an engagement
  • Explain key legal concepts.
  • Describe the significance of scoping an engagement properly.
  • Know about the key aspects of compliance-based assessments.
  • Conduct information gathering by means appropriate techniques
  • Perform a vulnerability scan.
  • Analyzing vulnerability scan results
  • Describe the process of leveraging information for preparing for exploitation.
  • Explain weaknesses related that are related to specialized systems
  • Compare & contrast social engineering attacks
  • Exploit network-based vulnerabilities
  • Exploit application-based vulnerabilities
  • Exploit wireless and RF-based vulnerabilities
  • Exploit local host vulnerabilities
  • Summarize physical security attacks which are related to facilities
  • Perform post-exploitation techniques
  • Compare & differentiate various use cases of tools
  • Analyzing of tool output or data that are related to a penetration test
  • Utilize Nmap for conducting information gathering exercises
  • Analyzing a basic script (limited to Python, Bash, Ruby, and PowerShell) Reporting and Communication
  • Utilize report writing and handling best practices
  • Suggest mitigation strategies for discovered vulnerabilities
  • Explain post-report delivery activities
  • Illustrate the prominence of communication in the penetration testing process

Material Includes

  • Full-time: 09 March | Duration: 5 Days
  • Part-time: 07 March | Duration: 3 Months
  • 28 hours on-demand video
  • 11 articles
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion


  • 3-4 years of experience with information security or related experience
  • Network+, Security+, or equivalent knowledge