• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Penetration testers must be ethical in order to avoid any illegal activities and to best serve clients. In this course, you'll learn how to develop and demonstrate an ethical hacking mindset by maintaining integrity and professionalism during penetration testing exercises. You'll explore the importance of performing background checks on penetration testing team members and adhering to the scope of engagement. You'll then examine how to identify, handle, and report on security breaches and potential findings of a criminal nature. You'll learn how to limit the use of tools for a particular engagement and invasiveness based on scope. Lastly, you'll learn the importance of maintaining data and information confidentiality of data and information and explore risks to penetration testing team members. 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.