What Is

Pentest + ?

CompTIA PenTest+ is for cybersecurity professionals tasked with penetration testing and vulnerability management. 

What Skills Will You Learn? 

1 PLANNING & SCOPING

Explain the importance of planning and key aspects of compliance-based assessments

2 INFORMATION GATHERING & VULNERABILITY IDENTIFICATION

Gather information to prepare for exploitation then perform a vulnerability scan and analyze results. 

3 ATTACKS & EXPLOITS

Exploit network, wireless, application, and RF-based vulnerabilities, summarize physical security attacks, and perform post-exploitation techniques

4 PENETRATION TESTING TOOLS

Conduct information gathering exercises with various tools and analyze output and basic scripts (limited to: Bash, Python, Ruby, PowerShell)

5 REPORTING & COMMUNICATION

Utilize report writing and handling best practices explaining recommended mitigation strategies for discovered vulnerabilities

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