CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Training

Level: Foundation

This CompTIA PenTest+ certification training introduces you to the general concepts and methodologies related to penetration testing, and you will work your way through a simulated pen test for a fictitious company. This course includes content and activities that correlate to the new CompTIA® PenTest+ certification exam.

Key Features of this CompTIA PenTest+ Training:

  • CompTIA-approved PenTest+ training programs
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Exam voucher included

You Will Learn How To:

  • 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

Certifications/Credits:

CPE 29 Credits

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  • 5-day instructor-led training course
  • One-on-one after course instructor coaching
  • Earn 29 NASBA CPEs (live, in-class training only)
  • Earn 29 CompTIA CEUs
  • PenTest+ Study Guide
  • Practice exam questions
  • Exam voucher included
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PenTest+ Instructor-Led Course Information

  • Prerequisites

    To ensure your success in this course, you should have:

    • Intermediate knowledge of information security concepts, including but not limited to identity and access management (IAM), cryptographic concepts and implementations, computer networking concepts and implementations, and common security technologies.
    • Practical experience in securing various computing environments, including small to medium businesses, as well as enterprise environments.

    You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking Course 446, CompTIA Security+ Certification Training.

    Individuals seeking the CompTIA PenTest+ certification should also have three to four years of hands-on experience performing penetration tests, vulnerability assessments, and vulnerability management.

PenTest+ Instructor-Led Course Outline

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Penetration Testing Concepts

    • Plan a Pen Test Engagement
    • Scope and Negotiate a Pen Test Engagement
    • Prepare for a Pen Test Engagement
  • Lesson 2: Conducting Passive Reconnaissance

    • Gather Background Information
    • Prepare Background Findings for Next Steps
  • Lesson 3: Performing Non-Technical Tests

    • Perform Social Engineering Tests
    • Perform Physical Security Tests on Facilities
  • Lesson 4: Conducting Active Reconnaissance

    • Scan Networks
    • Enumerate Targets
    • Scan for Vulnerabilities
    • Analyze Basic Scripts
  • Lesson 5: Analyzing Vulnerabilities

    • Analyze Vulnerability Scan Results
    • Leverage Information to Prepare for Exploitation
  • Lesson 6: Penetrating Networks

    • Exploit Network-Based Vulnerabilities
    • Exploit Wireless and RF-Based Vulnerabilities
    • Exploit Specialized Systems
  • Lesson 7: Exploiting Host-Based Vulnerabilities

    • Exploit Windows-Based Vulnerabilities
    • Exploit *Nix-Based Vulnerabilities
  • Lesson 8: Testing Applications

    • Exploit Web Application Vulnerabilities
    • Test Source Code and Compiled Apps
  • Lesson 9: Completing Post-Exploit Tasks

    • Use Lateral Movement Techniques
    • Use Persistence Techniques
    • Use Anti-Forensics Techniques
  • Lesson 10: Analyzing and Reporting Pen Test Results

    • Analyze Pen Test Data
    • Develop Recommendations for Mitigation Strategies
    • Write and Handle Reports
    • Conduct Post-Report-Delivery Activities

PenTest+ Instructor-Led Course FAQ

  • Who should attend this course?

    This course is designed for IT professionals who want to develop penetration testing skills to enable them to identify information system vulnerabilities and effective remediation techniques for those vulnerabilities. In particular, students who also need practical recommendations for action to properly protect information systems and their contents. This course is also designed for individuals who are preparing to take the CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam PT0-001, or who plan to use the PenTest+ as the foundation for more advanced security certifications or career roles.

  • How does this course differ from other Penetration Testing courses?

    PenTest+ training includes management skills used to plan, scope, and manage weaknesses, not just exploit them. CompTIA PenTest+ testing assesses the most up-to-date penetration testing, and vulnerability assessment and management skills necessary to determine the resiliency of the network against attacks. Successful exam candidates will have the intermediate skills required to customize assessment frameworks to effectively collaborate on and report findings. The exam candidates will also have the best practices to communicate recommended strategies to improve the overall state of IT security.

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