• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Serving as a comprehensive way of testing for cybersecurity vulnerabilities, Penetration Testing provides insight into a network, application, device, and/or physical security through the lens of an attacker to discover weakness and identify areas of improvement within your security posture. This course introduces concepts of penetration testing and provides an understanding of the stages of penetration testing as they relate to industry standards.

Learning Objectives

On successful completion of this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Conduct penetration testing according to industry standard methodology
  • Identify the steps in a typical penetration testing process

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.