• Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
  • Classroom
Course Description

PenTest+ assesses the most up-to-date penetration testing, and vulnerability assessment and management skills necessary to determine the resiliency of the network against attacks. The CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam will verify successful candidates have the knowledge and skills required to:
Plan and scope a penetration testing engagement
Understand legal and compliance requirements
Perform vulnerability scanning and penetration testing using appropriate tools and techniques, and then analyze the results
Produce a written report containing proposed remediation techniques, effectively communicate results to the management team, and provide practical recommendations
PenTest+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the US DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements. Regulators and government rely on ANSI accreditation, because it provides confidence and trust in the outputs of an accredited program.

Learning Objectives

1.0 Planning and Scoping 2.0 Information Gathering and Vulnerability Identification 3.0 Attacks and Exploits 4.0 Penetration Testing Tools 5.0 Reporting and Communication

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
  • Customer Service and Technical Support
  • All-Source Analysis
  • Collection Operations
  • Cyber Investigation