CompTIA Pentest+ (PT0-002)

CompTIA Pentest+ (PT0-002)
CompTIA PenTest+ is a cybersecurity certification for professionals responsible for ethical hacking, vulnerability assessment, and risk management. It is an intermediate-level certification that emphasizes offensive skills in ethical hacking and vulnerability assessment.
Duration: 8
USD $1,500.00
International Rate - Request for the rate in your country
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Professionals certified in CompTIA PenTest+ possess the knowledge to strategize, define scope, and effectively manage vulnerabilities rather than simply exploiting them.This ethical hacking course provided by CompTIA focuses on offensive techniques such as ethical hacking and vulnerability assessment. It entails launching controlled attacks on systems, identifying vulnerabilities, and implementing necessary management measures. Throughout this CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) course, you will gain an understanding of fundamental concepts and methodologies related to ethical hacking and work through a simulated ethical hacking scenario for a fictional company.


Planning and Scoping
Includes updated techniques emphasizing governance, risk and compliance concepts, scoping and organizational/customer requirements, and demonstrating an ethical hacking mindset

Information Gathering and Vulnerability Scanning
Includes updated skills on performing vulnerability scanning and passive/active reconnaissance, vulnerability management, as well as analyzing the results of the reconnaissance exercise

Attacks and Exploits
Includes updated approaches to expanded attack surfaces, researching social engineering techniques, performing network attacks, wireless attacks, application-based attacks and attacks on cloud technologies, and performing post-exploitation techniques

Reporting and Communication
Expanded to focus on the importance of reporting and communication in an increased regulatory environment during the pen testing process through analyzing findings and recommending appropriate remediation within a report

Tools and Code Analysis
Includes updated concepts of identifying scripts in various software deployments, analyzing a script or code sample, and explaining use cases of various tools used during the phases of a penetration test–scripting or coding is not required



CompTIA Pentest+ (PT0-002)
Course Code: PT0-002
Duration: 8
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USD $1,500.00
International Rate - Request for the rate in your country
Module 1: Scoping Organizational/Customer Requirements
Module 2: Defining the Rules of Engagement
Module 3: Footprinting and Gathering Intelligence
Module 4: Evaluating Human and Physical Vulnerabilities
Module 5: Preparing the Vulnerability Scan
Module 6: Scanning Logical Vulnerabilities
Module 7: Analyzing Scanning Results
Module 8: Avoiding Detection and Covering Tracks
Module 9: Exploiting the LAN and Cloud
Module 10: Testing Wireless Networks
Module 11: Targeting Mobile Devices
Module 12: Attacking Specialized Systems
Module 13: Web Application-Based Attacks
Module 14: Performing System Hacking
Module 15: Scripting and Software Development
Module 16: Leveraging the Attack: Pivot and Penetrate
Module 17: Communicating During the PenTesting Process
Module 18: Summarizing Report Components
Module 19: Recommending Remediation
Module 20: Performing Post-Report Delivery Activities
Exam & Certification

The CompTIA PenTest+ will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to plan and scope a penetration testing engagement including vulnerability scanning, understand legal and compliance requirements, analyze results, and produce a written report with remediation techniques.

Maximum of 85 questions

Max Time: 165 minutes

Passing Score: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)

Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge. Minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security or related experience. While there is no required prerequisite, PenTest+ is intended to follow CompTIA Security+ or equivalent experience and has a technical, hands-on focus.

Who is this for?

Cyber Security Engineer

Jr. Pentester

Sr. Pentester

Vulnerability Manager

Course Dates

Latest Schedule Upon Request

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