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CompTIA Pentest+

CompTIA Pentest+

Course Duration
5 Days

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Course Overview

CompTIA PenTest+ covers the skills and knowledge required for penetration testing and vulnerability assessment. It includes planning and scoping, information gathering, attacks and exploits, penetration testing tools, and reporting and communication.  

The course is intended for cybersecurity professionals with intermediate-level knowledge. Students will be able to conduct penetration testing and effectively communicate results once they have completed this course. 

Corporate Benefits

Upskilling your employees in this certification offers several advantages, including: 

  • Improving an organization’s overall cybersecurity posture 
  • Saving the organisation money by not outsourcing penetration testing to third-party vendors 
  • Demonstrating organization’s adherence to regulatory standards and industry frameworks 
  • Increasing a company’s competitive advantage in the market by providing improved security and protection to customers and clients 

Course ratings

Mohd Faizal Omar
IT Security Analyst
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"The CompTIA Pentest+ course exceeded our expectations. The course was highly informative and engaging, providing practical skills that our team can use to identify and remediate security vulnerabilities."
Chong Wei Chen
Penetration Tester
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"We were impressed with the quality of the CompTIA Pentest+ course. The course materials were well-organized and presented in a manner that was easy to understand."
Harjit Kaur
Security Consultant
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"The CompTIA Pentest+ course is a must for any IT professional looking to expand their security skills. The course covers a wide range of topics and provides practical tools and knowledge that can be applied immediately to identify and mitigate security threats."
Wong Siew Fong
IT Auditor
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"We were looking for a comprehensive pentesting course that covered both technical and non-technical aspects of security. The CompTIA Pentest+ course delivered on both counts, providing our team with the knowledge and skills needed to protect our organization from cyber threats."
Kavitha Murugan
Security Engineer
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"The CompTIA Pentest+ course is an excellent investment in your team's professional development. The course is highly relevant to the needs of today's businesses and provides practical knowledge that can be applied immediately.”

Why Choose Us ?

  • Reputable training facility with over 20 years of experience.
  • Experienced and knowledgeable instructors
  • High-quality, relevant, and up-to-date training materials
  • Convenient training that fits your hectic schedule
  • Good value for money that is worth the investment

Course Objectives

  • Understand the plan and scope required for a penetration testing project 
  • Understand the information gathering and vulnerability identification processes in the target environment 
  • Implement a variety of attack techniques to exploit vulnerabilities in the target environment 
  • Recognize various penetration testing tools 
  • Understand how to effectively communicate the findings of a penetration testing project
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Who Should Get Certified

  • Penetration Testers 
  • Vulnerability Assessment Professionals 
  • Cybersecurity Analysts 
  • Security Consultants 
  • Network and System Administrators
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  • Have CompTIA Network+ or CompTIA Security+ certification, or equivalent knowledge and skills 
  • At least two years of hands-on experience in cybersecurity, including experience in penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, and threat analysis
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Course Curriculum

Module 1: Planning and Scoping Penetration Tests 

  • Introduction to Penetration Testing Concepts 
  • Plan a Pen Test Engagement 
  • Scope and Negotiate a Pen Test Engagement 
  • Prepare for a Pen Test Engagement 


Module 2: Conducting Passive Reconnaissance 

  • Gather Background Information 
  • Prepare Background Findings for Next Steps 


Module 3: Performing Non-Technical Tests 

  • Perform Social Engineering Tests 
  • Perform Physical Security Tests on Facilities 


Module 4: Conducting Active Reconnaissance 

  • Analyze Vulnerability Scan Results 
  • Leverage Information to Prepare for Exploitation 


Module 5: Analyzing Vulnerabilities 

  • Analyze Vulnerability Scan Results 
  • Leverage Information to Prepare for Exploitation 


Module 6: Penetrating Networks 

  • Exploit Network-Based Vulnerabilities 
  • Exploit Wireless and RF-Based Vulnerabilities 
  • Exploit Specialized Systems 


Module 7: Exploiting Host-Based Vulnerabilities 

  • Exploit Windows-Based Vulnerabilities 
  • Exploit *nix-Based Vulnerabilities 


Module 8: Testing Applications 

  • Exploit Web Application Vulnerabilities 
  • Test Source Code and Compiled Apps 


Module 9: Completing Post-Exploit Tasks 

  • Use Lateral Movement Techniques 
  • Use Persistence Techniques 
  • Use Anti-Forensics Techniques 


Module 10: Analyzing and Reporting Pen Test Results 

  • Analyze Pen Test Data 
  • Develop Recommendations for Mitigation Strategies 
  • Write and Handle Reports 
  • Conduct Post-Report-Delivery Activities
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Claim with HRD-Corp

We are an authorized training provider of HRD Corp (Human Resources Development Corporation). Our certification training programs are eligible for funding under SBL-Khas Scheme. 

HRD Corp provides training and upskilling opportunities for Malaysian employees who are: 

  • Malaysian citizens or permanent residents
  • Employed in a company that contributes to HRD Corp (employer with 10 or more Malaysian employees, or employers from specific sectors)
  • Registered with the HRD Corp portal and have an activated account
  • Have not attended the same training program within the last 12 months
  • Meet the specific requirements for the training program, such as qualifications, skills, or job-specific criteria

Invest in your employees’ professional growth and development by claiming your training with HRD-Corp today!