Get CompTIA PenTest+ Certified
The CompTIA PenTest+ certification path teaches you how to successfully plan, carry out and report the results of a penetration test. You'll learn the process behind penetration testing, tools and techniques used by pentesters, legal and compliance issues and more.
CompTIA PenTest+ training
This learning path teaches you the technical skills necessary to carry out a penetration test and prepares you to pass the PenTest+ exam. As you progress through 15 courses tied to the five PenTest+ exam objectives, you’ll learn about scoping a potential penetration test, gathering information and identifying vulnerabilities, implementing exploits and carrying out attacks, using popular pentesting tools and reporting your findings. Upon completion, you’ll be prepared to earn your PenTest+ certification and take the next step in your security career.
Learning path components
PenTest+ Custom Practice Exam
CompTIA PenTest+ Skill Assessment
Introduction to PenTest+
Planning for an Engagement
Scoping an Engagement
Preparing for Exploitation
Social Engineering and Physical Attacks
Exploiting Network and Application Vulnerabilities
Exploiting Host-based Vulnerabilities
Using Nmap for Pentesting
Use Cases of Pentesting Tools
Basic Script Analysis
Reporting and Communication
What you’ll learn.
The CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam includes five primary objectives:
- Planning and scoping
- Information gathering and vulnerability identification
- Attacks and exploits
- Penetration testing tools
- Reporting and communication
Who is this for?
Three to four years of hands-on experience performing penetration tests, vulnerability assessments and vulnerability management is recommended. This certification path is designed for:
- Penetration testers
- Security analysts
- Cybersecurity consultants
- Anyone looking to improve their pentesting skills and get certified!
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