Cyber Security


CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-001) Course

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Cyber Security Training

Length: 5 day(s)      Public Class Price: $3160/person (USD)      Group Class Price: Request Quote      Course Category: Cyber Security


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Security remains one of the hottest topics in IT and other industries. It seems that each week brings news of some new breach of privacy or security. As organizations scramble to protect themselves and their customers, the ability to conduct penetration testing is an emerging skill set that is becoming ever more valuable to the organizations seeking protection, and ever more lucrative for those who possess these skills. In this course, you will be introduced to some general concepts and methodologies related to pen testing, and you will work your way through a simulated pen test for a fictitious company.

This course can also assist you if you are pursuing the CompTIA PenTest+ certification, as tested in exam PT0-001. The course is designed to provide content and activities that correlate to the exam objectives, and therefore can be a resource as you prepare for the examination.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

After you complete this course, you will be able to plan, conduct, analyze, and report on penetration tests. You will:
  • Plan and scope penetration tests.
  • Conduct passive reconnaissance.
  • Perform non-technical tests to gather information.
  • Conduct active reconnaissance.
  • Analyze vulnerabilities.
  • Penetrate networks.
  • Exploit host-based vulnerabilities.
  • Test applications.
  • Complete post-exploit tasks.
  • Analyze and report pen test results.

Certification exams are administered by third party testing companies such as Pearson Vue or Prometric. Our courses prepare you for the certification exam, which is an additional fee paid to the testing provider. You must contact Prometric, Pearson Vue or the corresponding testing provider to take a certification exam.


This is an instructor-led course. It is taught by an instructor live online or at organizations for groups.
For team training, we can teach onsite at your office or private live online.

 Register ➥   May 2, 2022     
 Register ➥   June 13, 2022     


Group Onsite Training
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Private Online Training
Live Online Instruction

Have a group of several students needing the same training? Then onsite or private online group training is a perfect option for you. We'll either come onsite to your office or deliver a private live online class so you don't have to travel. You'll be able to fully customize a course to your needs. Lastly, you can save per student versus our public classes.


  • An expert Instructor will either come to your office or deliver a private live online class to your students
  • Course can be fully customized to your training needs
  • Course is scheduled based on dates you provide (Subject to instructor availability)

  Detailed Course Topics

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Knowledge Pre-Requisites


Course Topics


TARGET STUDENT:

This course is designed for IT professionals who want to develop penetration testing skills to enable them to identify information-system vulnerabilities and effective remediation techniques for those vulnerabilities. Target students who also need to offer practical recommendations for action to properly protect information systems and their contents will derive those skills from this course.

This course is also designed for individuals who are preparing to take the CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam PT0-001, or who plan to use PenTest+ as the foundation for more advanced security certifications or career roles. Individuals seeking this certification should have three to four years of hands-on experience performing penetration tests, vulnerability assessments, and vulnerability management.


PREREQUISITES:

Completion of either of the following training or equivalent knowledge
- CompTIA Security+
- CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional


COURSE OUTLINE:

Lesson 1: Planning and Scoping Penetration Tests
Topic A: Introduction to Penetration Testing Concepts
Topic B: Plan a Pen Test Engagement
Topic C: Scope and Negotiate a Pen Test Engagement
Topic D: Prepare for a Pen Test Engagement

Lesson 2: Conducting Passive Reconnaissance
Topic A: Gather Background Information
Topic B: Prepare Background Findings for Next Steps

Lesson 3: Performing Non-Technical Tests
Topic A: Perform Social Engineering Tests
Topic B: Perform Physical Security Tests on Facilities

Lesson 4: Conducting Active Reconnaissance
Topic A: Scan Networks
Topic B: Enumerate Targets
Topic C: Scan for Vulnerabilities
Topic D: Analyze Basic Scripts

Lesson 5: Analyzing Vulnerabilities
Topic A: Analyze Vulnerability Scan Results
Topic B: Leverage Information to Prepare for Exploitation

Lesson 6: Penetrating Networks
Topic A: Exploit Network-Based Vulnerabilities
Topic B: Exploit Wireless and RF-Based Vulnerabilities
Topic C: Exploit Specialized Systems

Lesson 7: Exploiting Host-Based Vulnerabilities
Topic A: Exploit Windows-Based Vulnerabilities
Topic B: Exploit *nix-Based Vulnerabilities

Lesson 8: Testing Applications
Topic A: Exploit Web Application Vulnerabilities
Topic B: Test Source Code and Compiled Apps

Lesson 9: Completing Post-Exploit Tasks
Topic A: Use Lateral Movement Techniques
Topic B: Use Persistence Techniques
Topic C: Use Anti-Forensics Techniques

Lesson 10: Analyzing and Reporting Pen Test Results
Topic A: Analyze Pen Test Data
Topic B: Develop Recommendations for Mitigation Strategies
Topic C: Write and Handle Reports
Topic D: Conduct Post-Report-Delivery Activities

Appendix A: Taking the Exams
Appendix B: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA® PenTest+® (Exam PT0-001)
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Cyber Security Training Reviews by Certstaffix® Training

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