As organizations scramble to protect themselves and their customers against privacy or security breaches, the ability to conduct penetration testing is an emerging skill set that is becoming ever more valuable to the organizations seeking protection, and ever more lucrative for those who possess these skills. In this course, you will be introduced to general concepts and methodologies related to pen testing, and you will work your way through a simulated pen test for a fictitious company. This course will assist you if you are pursuing the CompTIA PenTest+ certification, as tested in exam PT0-002. PenTest+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the US DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements. This course may earn a Credly Badge.
This course will prepare students for the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) exam and verify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to:
Plan and scope a penetration testing engagement
Understand legal and compliance requirements
Perform vulnerability scanning and penetration testing using appropriate tools and techniques, and then analyze the results
Produce a written report containing proposed remediation techniques, effectively communicate results to the management team, and provide practical recommendations