5-Day Course

Course Overview

This course provides the knowledge needed to plan and perform penetration tests and other security engagements, using a vendor-neutral format. This includes planning engagements, performing reconnaissance to find vulnerabilities in a target organization, exploiting vulnerable targets, and creating followup reports. This course maps to the CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam (PT0-001). Objective coverage is marked throughout the course.

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Every class attendee will receive 40 PDU/CEUs and a Certificate of Completion

Course Outline

Course Objectives

  • CompTIA 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.
  • Successful candidates will have the intermediate skills required to customize assessment frameworks to effectively collaborate on and report findings.
  • Candidates will also have the best practices to communicate recommended strategies to improve the overall state of IT security.

Course Content

Chapter 1: Engagement planning

  • Module A: Assessment types and goals
  • Module B: The penetration testing process
  • Module C: Documentation and planning
  • Module D: Engagement scope
  • Module E: Scripting

Chapter 2: Reconnaissance

  • Module A: Reconnaissance techniques
  • Module B: OSINT gathering

Chapter 3: Active Reconnaissance

  • Module A: Network scanning
  • Module B: Vulnerability scanning
  • Module C: Application testing

Chapter 4: Leveraging target information

  • Module A: Vulnerability analysis
  • Module B: Exploitation techniques

Chapter 5: Exploiting organizational vulnerabilities

  • Module A: Social engineering
  • Module B: Physical security attacks

Chapter 6: Exploiting network vulnerabilities

  • Module A: Network attacks
  • Module B: Wireless attacks

Chapter 7: Exploiting applications

  • Module A: Attacking insecure code
  • Module B: Attacking web applications

Chapter 8: Host exploitation

  • Module A: Finding host vulnerabilities
  • Module B: Operating system exploits
  • Module C: Post-exploitation techniques

Chapter 9: Engagement followup

  • Module A: Report preparation
  • Module B: Remediation and followup


CompTIA Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge with a minimum of 3-4 year of hands-on information security experience.

Who Should Attend

Those seeking to pass the PenTest+ exam

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