CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Training

Course 2049

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate

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.

Passing the PenTest+ Certification Exam meets U.S. DoD Directive 8140/8570.01 CSSP Analyst, CSSP Incident Responder, CSSP Auditor, and CSSP Infrastructure Support.

CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Training Course Benefits

In this penetration testing training, you will learn the follow:

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

Prerequisites

You should have knowledge and skills at the level of Learning Tree course 446, CompTIA Security+® Training. Skills include:

  • 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 standard security technologies.
  • Practical experience in securing various computing environments, including small to medium businesses and enterprise environments.

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

  • Planning and Scoping Compare and contrast governance, risk, and compliance concept
  • Explain the importance of scoping and organisational/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, analyse 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 specialised systems
  • Given a scenario, perform a social engineering or physical attack
  • Given a scenario, perform post-exploitation techniques
  • Compare and contrast essential components of written reports
  • Given a scenario, analyse 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, analyse a script or code sample for use in a penetration test
  • Explain the 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 protect information systems and their contents adequately.

This course is also designed for individuals 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, vulnerability assessment, and management skills necessary to determine the network's resiliency against attacks.

In addition, successful exam candidates will have the intermediate skills required to customise assessment frameworks to collaborate on and report findings effectively. The exam candidates will also have the best practices to communicate recommended strategies to improve the overall state of IT security.