• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Penetration testing is a coordinated and simulated cyberattack used to evaluate the security of a computer system or computer network. The initial and critical planning phase of penetration testing is key to a successful engagement process. In this course, you'll explore the fundamentals of penetration testing, including a comparison of governance, risk, and compliance concepts. You'll examine legal concepts such as service level agreements, statements of work, non-disclosure agreements, and master service agreements. You'll learn the importance of scoping and organizational and customer requirements, including common standards and methodologies, rules of engagement, environmental considerations, target list definition, and scope of the engagement validation. 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.