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This intermediate CompTIA PenTest+ training prepares learners to take the PT0-001 exam, which is the one required exam to earn the CompTIA PenTest+ Certification certification.
The CompTIA PenTest+ certification demonstrates to employers that a penetration tester has the skills, knowledge and the ability to perform tests on a variety of devices and systems as well as the ability to not only exploit weaknesses but also to plan, scope and manage them. Organizations know that those who hold this certificate have the most up-to-date skills in penetration testing and vulnerability assessment as well as the skills required to determine the resiliency of systems against attacks.
By completing this PT0-001 training and earning the CompTIA PenTest+ Certification, penetration testers will be better prepared to get more senior security roles.
For anyone who leads a technology team that uses CompTIA products, this PenTest+ training can be used for PT0-001 exam prep, on-boarding new penetration testers, or as part of a team training plan.
PenTest+: What You Need to Know
This CompTIA PenTest+ Certification training covers PT0-001 penetration testing exam objectives, including these topics:
- Planning a comprehensive vulnerability assessment
- Managing security with a focus on compliance
- Gathering information that can aid an exploitation
- Analyzing vulnerability scan results
- Exploiting vulnerabilities: network, wireless, application and RF
- Reporting findings and mitigating vulnerabilities
Who Should Take PenTest+ Training?
This PenTest+ training is considered professional-level CompTIA training, which means it was designed for penetration testers. This penetration testing skills course is designed for penetration testers with three to five years of experience with penetration testing.
New or aspiring penetration testers. If you’ve been working as a security technician or security engineer for a while, you might feel like you want to try your hand at a different part of the job. Penetration testing is an important part of a robust security environment, and our CompTIA PenTest+ certification training gives you the context, mindset and skills necessary to expand your organization’s security apparatus.
Experienced penetration testers. You might have years of experience as a penetration tester, but it can be difficult for organizations to determine exactly what that experience actually means. This training can help you earn your CompTIA PenTest+ certification, and with that, you prove that your capabilities are on par with industry standards. Whether it’s planning the vulnerability assessment, reporting findings, or doing the actual exploitation, certify that you’re an all-around excellent penetration tester with this training.
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