The CompTIA PenTest+ certification verifies that successful candidates have the knowledge and skills required to plan and scope an assessment, understand legal and compliance requirements, perform vulnerability scanning and penetration testing, analyze data, and effectively report and communicate results.
- Access to Cisco Networking Academy
Optionally this package also includes an exam voucher and/or online support from a certified trainer for 2 hours a week for 4 weeks.
A student needs to meet the following prequisites in order to fully benefit from the course:
- 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 should attend
This course was designed for the benefit of the following organization roles:
- Penetration Tester
- Vulnerability Tester
- Security Analyst (II)
- Vulnerability Assessment Analyst
- Network Security Operations
- Application Security Vulnerability
CompTIA PenTest+ is the only penetration testing exam taken at a Pearson VUE testing center with both hands-on, performance-based questions and multiple-choice, to ensure each candidate possesses the skills, knowledge, and ability to perform tasks on systems. PenTest+ exam also includes management skills used to plan, scope, and manage weaknesses, not just exploit them.
PenTest+ is unique because our certification requires a candidate to demonstrate the hands-on ability and knowledge to test devices in new environments such as the cloud and mobile, in addition to traditional desktops and servers.