CompTIA PenTest + (Exam PT0-002)

Training Summary
The Official CompTIA PenTest+ Instructor and Student Guides teach the knowledge and skills to understand how to plan and scope a penetration testing engagement including vulnerability scanning, understand legal and compliance requirements, analyze results, and produce a written report with remediation techniques and prepare candidates to take the CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam.
There are no requirements, but it is recommended that attendees have experience in Network+, Security+, or equivalent knowledge as well as a minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security or related experience.
5 Days/Lecture & Lab
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.
Course Topics
  • Scoping Organizational/Customer Requirements
  • Defining the Rules of Engagement
Footprinting and Gathering Intelligence
  • Evaluating Human and Physical Vulnerabilities
  • Preparing the Vulnerability Scan
  • Scanning Logical Vulnerabilities
  • Analyzing Scanning Results
  • Avoiding Detection and Covering Tracks
  • Exploiting the LAN and Cloud
  • Testing Wireless Networks
  • Targeting Mobile Devices
  • 12 Systems
  • Web Application-Based Attacks
  • Performing System Hacking
  • Scripting and Software Development
  • Leveraging the Attack: Pivot and Penetrate
  • Communicating During the PenTesting Process
  • Summarizing Report Components
  • Recommending Remediation
  • Performing Post-Report Delivery Activities

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