• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description
A physical penetration test is a process in which the tester identifies and exploits vulnerabilities within an organization's physical barriers and controls. It's for organizations to gain insight towards their physical security protocols and improve them.

Learning Objectives

The Physical Penetration Testing training covers topics related to the subject, from the fundamentals to hands-on exploitation methods. Upon completion of this course, students will have a thorough understanding of what physical pentesting is, why it's important, how testing is planned, and how it’s executed. Additionally, students will learn about various types of equipment that physical penetration testers use when performing testing for their organizations. A comprehensive study of social engineering, its psychological concepts, and different methods used by criminals will be covered, as well. Lastly, the Physical Penetration Testing course will teach students how to use the insights they gain during testing to make recommendations for improving the physical security of their organizations.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.