• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Familiarize yourself with various aspects of social engineering exploits and attacks, as well as specialized system attacks. This course can be used to prepare for the PT0-001: CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam. Begin by learning about weaknesses in specialized systems, such as SCADA, which is used to remotely monitor and control unmanned critical infrastructure, such as parts of the electrical grid. Next, learn how to address phishing attacks, elicitation exploits, interrogation techniques, impersonation, hoaxing, shoulder surfing, USB key dropping, and motivation techniques. Finally, explore how to choose the best software for a pentesting lab, and how to configure a pentesting lab environment.

Learning Objectives

{"describe weaknesses in specialized systems"}

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Systems Analysis
  • Threat Analysis
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management