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Planning for an Engagement

Review the art of planning for a pentesting engagement with five videos on methodology, scoping and more.

5 videos  //  29 minutes of training

Course description

When you’ve been hired to perform a penetration test, it’s important to have a solid plan long before you begin. This course will help you review the process of planning for a pentesting engagement: penetration testing methodology, planning a pentest, legal concepts to know and, of course, the rules of engagement.

Course syllabus

Planning and Scoping IntroductionDuration: 1:26

Penetration Testing MethodologyDuration: 3:00

Planning a Penetration TestDuration: 8:05

Rules of EngagementDuration: 5:36

Legal ConceptsDuration: 10:57

Meet the author

Jason Dion


Jason Dion specializes in providing actionable information you can use to further your cybersecurity and information technology career. His IT certification and training courses teach you real-world application of the skills needed to face today's cybersecurity challenges.

Dion is an instructor at Liberty University’s College of Engineering and Computational Science and Anne Arundel Community College’s Department of Computing Technologies with multiple information technology professional certifications, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Network Defense Architect (CNDA), Digital Forensic Examiner (DFE), Digital Media Collector (DMC), Security+, Network+, A+, PRINCE2, PRINCE2 Agile and ITIL.

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$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.

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