PenTest+

About the Course

In this course, you’ll learn valuable pen testing skills for the cloud, hybrid environments, web applications, and traditional on-premise systems. You’ll cover hands-on vulnerability assessment, scanning, and analysis, as well as planning, scoping, and managing infrastructure weaknesses.

You’ll learn how to perform vulnerability scanning and passive / active reconnaissance. You’ll also learn about vulnerability management, as well as how to analyse the results of reconnaissance exercises.

You’ll learn how to prepare for network attacks, wireless attacks, application-based attacks, and attacks on cloud technologies. You’ll also develop the skills needed to perform post-exploitation analysis.

The course will also help prepare you for the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) certification exam.

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Course Info

Duration 40 hours. This will vary from individual to individual based on prior knowledge and ability.
Training Type Course
Study Type In centre, Online

Awards & Qualifications

Awarded 40 CPD points upon successful completion

Is this course right for me?

In this course, you’ll learn valuable pen testing skills for a variety of platforms and applications, including vulnerability assessment and analysis, and planning, scoping, and managing infrastructure weaknesses.

Is this course for you?

This course is designed for IT professionals seeking to learn vulnerability assessment from a broad, comprehensive perspective.

Awarded 40 CPD points upon successful completion
Duration 40 hours. This will vary from individual to individual based on prior knowledge and ability.

Course Content

Course Content

Module 1 – Scoping & Engagement

Module 2 – Professionalism & Integrity

Module 3 – Passive Reconnaissance

Module 4 – Active Reconnaissance

Module 5 – Vulnerability Scanning

Module 6 – Network Attacks & Exploits

Module 7 – Wireless Attacks

Module 8 – Application-based Attacks

Module 9 – Attacks on Cloud Technologies

Module 10 – Attacks on Specialised Systems

Module 11 – Social Engineering Attacks

Module 12 – Post-exploitation Techniques

Module 13 – Written Reports

Module 14 – Communication & Post-Report Activities

Module 15 – Analysing Tool & Script Output

Module 16 – Penetration Testing Tools

Course Overview

Aims and Objectives

This course will prepare you for roles of greater responsibility in IT security, as well as for CompTIA’s PenTest+ certification exam.

Career Path

This course and associated certification will stand you in good stead in roles that involve analysing, monitoring, and protecting an organisation’s infrastructure.

Pre-Requisites

Network+ or Security+ or equivalent background with 3-4 years in information security or related experience.

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