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CompTIA Pentest+

  • Course level: Beginner
  • Categories CompTIA
  • Total Enrolled 0
  • Last Update January 25, 2021

Description

CompTIA PenTest+ is a certification for intermediate skills level cybersecurity professionals who are tasked with hands-on penetration testing to identify, exploit, report, and manage vulnerabilities on a network. PenTest+ is unique because our certification requires a candidate to demonstrate the hands-on ability and knowledge to test devices in new environments such as the cloud and mobile, in addition to traditional desktops and servers.

What Will I Learn?

  • Explain the importance of planning for an engagement
  • Explain key legal concepts.
  • Explain the importance of scoping an engagement properly.
  • Explain the key aspects of compliance-based assessments.
  • Conduct information gathering using appropriate techniques
  • Perform a vulnerability scan.
  • Analyse vulnerability scan results
  • Explain the process of leveraging information to prepare for exploitation.
  • Explain weaknesses related to specialised systems
  • Compare and contrast social engineering attacks
  • Exploit network-based vulnerabilities
  • Exploit wireless and RF-based vulnerabilities
  • Exploit application-based vulnerabilities
  • Exploit local host vulnerabilities
  • Summarise physical security attacks related to facilities
  • Perform post-exploitation techniques
  • Use Nmap to conduct information gathering exercises
  • Compare and contrast various use cases of tools
  • Analyse tool output or data related to a penetration test
  • Analyse a basic script (limited to Bash, Python, Ruby, and PowerShell) Reporting and Communication
  • Use report writing and handling best practices
  • Explain post-report delivery activities
  • Recommend mitigation strategies for discovered vulnerabilities
  • Explain the importance of communication during the penetration testing process
Free

Material Includes

  • Free
  • 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

Requirements

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