Learning Path

Certified Expert Penetration Tester (CEPT)

    Syllabus

  • Introduction to Advanced Hacking Course — 00:07:44
    • A brief overview of the topics that you need to know about advanced hacking.

  • Purple Team Privilege Escalation Project
  • AEH Wrap Up Course — 00:03:16
    • The key takeaways you need for becoming an ethical hacker.

  • Advanced Exploitation Course — 00:34:49
    • K0004, K0069, K0070, K0115, K0119, K0129, K0162, K0177, K0206, K0342, K0447, K0452, K0529, K0536, K0624, S0051, S0167, S0267

      Learn concepts of advanced threats and how to use them in pentesting.

  • Exploit Writing Course — 00:47:04
    • K0005, K0016, K0068, K0070, K0119, K0177, K0186, K0188, K0206, K0234, K0342, K0372, K0536, S0019, S0051, S0130

      Explore various exploits and how to choose the right Metasploit payload.

  • Finding Vulnerabilities in Software Course — 00:57:48
    • K0004, K0005, K0013, K0119, K0177, K0186, K0188, K0206, K0342, K0529, K0536, S0051, S0081, S0137, S0167, S0242

      Learn both manual and automated techniques for discovering vulnerabilities in apps.

  • Advanced Reconnaissance Course — 00:26:22
    • K0004, K0005, K0061, K0119, K0129, K0177, K0179, K0206, K0255, K0318, K0324, K0342, K0486, K0489, K0529, K0536, S0051, S0081

      Discover some of the techniques pentesters can use in complex environments.

  • CEPT Skill Assessment Assessment — 00:37:30
  • CEPT Practice Exam Assessment — 00:37:30

Syllabus

What you will learn

This learning path builds on your ethical hacking knowledge and skills by teaching you how to write and create exploits. As you progress through six courses, you’ll learn advanced reconnaissance techniques and stealth strategies, manual and automated techniques for discovering vulnerabilities, how to write exploits, how to use Metasploit’s interchangeable payloads and remote commands, and more. Upon completion, you’ll have increased confidence in your penetration testing skills and the knowledge of exploit creation needed to take your cybersecurity career to the next level.

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Meet the author

At Infosec, we believe knowledge is the most powerful tool in the fight against cybercrime. We help IT and security professionals advance their careers with a full regimen of certification and skills training. We also empower all employees with security awareness training to stay cybersecure at work and home. Driven by smart people wanting to do good, Infosec educates entire organizations on how to defend themselves from cybercrime. That’s what we do every day — equipping everyone with the latest security skills so the good guys win.

Meet the author

Keatron Evans is a cybersecurity and workforce development expert with over 17 years of experience in penetration testing, incident response and information security management for federal agencies and Fortune 500 organizations. He is Principal Cybersecurity Advisor at Infosec, where he empowers the human side of cybersecurity with cyber knowledge and skills to outsmart cybercrime. Keatron is an established researcher, instructor and speaker — and lead author of the best-selling book, Chained Exploits: Advanced Hacking Attacks from Start to Finish. He regularly speaks at major industry events like RSA and serves as a cybersecurity subject matter expert for major media outlets like CNN, Fox News, Information Security Magazine and more.

Keatron holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems and dozens of cybersecurity certifications, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) and Licensed Penetration Tester (LTP). When not teaching, speaking or managing his incident response business, KM Cyber Security LLC, Keatron enjoys practicing various martial arts styles, playing piano and bass guitar, and spending time with his family.

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How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

Associated NICE Work Roles

All Infosec training maps directly to the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity to guide you from beginner to expert across 52 Work Roles.

  • All-Source Analyst
  • Mission Assessment Specialist
  • Exploitation Analyst

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