CompTIA Pen Test+

An intermediate-level course covering security-related penetration testing and vulnerability management.

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CompTIA Pen Test+

An intermediate-level course covering security-related penetration testing and vulnerability management.

What you’ll be able to do — competencies

  • Determine resiliency of the network against attacks
  • Customize assessment frameworks to effectively collaborate on and report findings
  • Recommend strategies to improve the overall state of IT security

Course description

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CompTIA PenTest+ (Penetration Testing+) is an intermediate-level course for cybersecurity professionals tasked with security-related penetration testing and vulnerability management.

CompTIA PenTest+ assesses the most up-to-date penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, and management skills necessary to determine the resiliency of the network against attacks.

Students will learn the skills required to customize assessment frameworks to effectively collaborate on and report findings. Students will also learn the best practices to communicate recommended strategies to improve the overall state of IT security.

Prerequisites

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  • While there is no required prerequisite, PenTest+ is intended to follow CompTIA Security+ or equivalent experience and has a technical, hands-on focus
  • The recommended experience is Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge
  • Minimum of 3–4 years of hands-on information security or related experience

Syllabus

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  • Plan and scope penetration tests
  • Conduct passive reconnaissance
  • Perform non-technical tests to gather information
  • Conduct active reconnaissance
  • Analyze vulnerabilities
  • Penetrate networks
  • Exploit host-based vulnerabilities
  • Test applications
  • Complete post-exploit tasks
  • Analyze and report penetration test results

Next available start dates

Online — Independent

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CompTIA Pen Test+
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Total classroom hours

30 hours

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Schedule

Online

Independent, 9/28/2020 - 12/4/2020

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Total cost

$899

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Instructor: Self directed

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Notes

Please note the refund policy for this course. The purchase of this online course, which is administered by a 3rd party vendor, is final and non-refundable. Once the course is purchased, no refunds will be granted.

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