The CompTIA PenTest+ certification verifies that successful candidates have the knowledge and skills required to plan and scope an assessment, understand legal and compliance requirements, perform vulnerability scanning and penetration testing, analyse data, and effectively report and communicate results.
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To build on security basics by covering various penetration tests for different technologies and network components.
Delegates looking to possess the skills, knowledge, and ability to perform penetration testing tasks on systems. PenTest+ exam also includes management skills used to plan, scope, and manage weaknesses, not just exploit them.
While having a general awareness of security and implementing various controls is great, but unless you have staff with the skill to test your security, you can’t guarantee you are protected from attacks. The reports generated from Pen Tests can inform business decisions and give stakeholders peace of mind.
PenTest+ is a CompTIA qualification and as such is internationally recognised, this course can lead to further qualifications in security and is useful for a wide variety of career paths.
- Rules of Engagement.
- Escalation Path.
- Analysis and timelines.
- Environmental Differences.
- Wireless standards and vulnerabilities.
- Network Discovery.
- Port Scanning.
- Remote Scanning.
- Web & Databases.
- iOS and Android Architecture.
- Mobile Pen Tests.
- Security Testing.
- Software Assurance.
- Layer 2 Attacks.
- Common Protocols.
- Wireless Encryption.
- Cracking WEP.
- Server Side.
- Client Side.
- HTML Injection.
- Device Security.
- Pen Test Reports.
- Delivery activities.
Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge. Minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security or related experience. While there is no required prerequisite, PenTest+ is intended to follow CompTIA Security+ or equivalent experience and has a technical, hands-on focus.
The CompTIA PenTest+ exam is entirely optional.
If you purchase an exam voucher as part of your course booking then please course contact us after your course and we will provide you with your 12 month exam voucher to be used at your leisure at a Pearson VUE test centre.
We highly recommend that you continue with post course self-study before you sit the examination.