CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Training

Course 2049

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate
Get This Course $3,290
  • 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
  • Pay later by invoice -OR- at the time of checkout by credit card
#2049
  • Nov 14 - 18 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST
    New York or AnyWare
  • Jan 9 - 13 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST
    Herndon, VA or AnyWare
  • Mar 27 - 31 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    New York or AnyWare

This CompTIA® PenTest+ course will prepare you to pass the new CompTIA PenTest+ PT0-002 certification exam. It will also introduce you to the general concepts and methodologies related to penetration testing. Reinforce these concepts as you work your way through a simulated pen test for a fictitious company.

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+ 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.

CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Training Delivery Methods

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

CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Training Course Benefits

  • Planning and Scoping
  • Information Gathering and Vulnerability Scanning
  • Attacks and Exploits
  • Reporting and Communication
  • Tools and Code Analysis

PenTest+ Instructor-Led Course Outline

  • Planning and Scoping Compare and contrast governance, risk, and compliance concept
  • Explain the importance of scoping and organizational/customer requirements
  • Given a scenario, demonstrate an ethical hacking mindset by maintaining professionalism and integrity
  • Given a scenario, perform passive reconnaissance
  • Given a scenario, perform active reconnaissance
  • Given a scenario, analyze the results of a reconnaissance exercise
  • Given a scenario, perform vulnerability scanning
  • Given a scenario, research attack vectors and perform network attacks
  • Given a scenario, research attack vectors and perform wireless attacks
  • Given a scenario, research attack vectors and perform application-based attacks
  • Given a scenario, research attack vectors and perform attacks on cloud technologies
  • Explain common attacks and vulnerabilities against specialized systems
  • Given a scenario, perform a social engineering or physical attack
  • Given a scenario, perform post-exploitation techniques
  • Compare and contrast important components of written reports
  • Given a scenario, analyze the findings and recommend the appropriate remediation within a report
  • Explain the importance of communication during the penetration testing process
  • Explain post-report delivery activities
  • Tools and Code Analysis
  • Given a scenario, analyze a script or code sample for use in a penetration test
  • Explain use cases of the following tools during the phases of a penetration test

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Course FAQs

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 PT0-002, or who plan to use the PenTest+ as the foundation for more advanced security certifications or career roles.

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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