• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

A penetration tester's toolkit should include a wide range of tools and may vary based on the penetration testing engagement requirements. In this course, you'll explore use cases of tools required during the different phases of a penetration test. You'll examine scanner tools such as Nikto, SQLmap, and WPScan, as well as credential testing tools and debuggers. You'll learn about open-source intelligence tools, as well as wireless and networking tools such as Wireshark. Next, you'll explore web application, social engineering, remote access tools, and other miscellaneous tools. Lastly, you'll learn about common steganography tools and cloud tools. This course is one of a collection that helps prepare learners for the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) certification exam.

Learning Objectives

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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.