CompTIA® PenTest+ Certification Exam Prep

Tuesday, September 6, 2022- October 27, 2022 Multiday event - 51 days

5:30 PM 8:30 PM

Wilson Hall

On Campus 

Meets DoD Directive 8140

CompTIA® PenTest+ is a certification for cybersecurity professionals tasked with penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, and management. The most qualified cybersecurity professionals have both offensive red team and defensive blue team skill sets which enable them to discover system flaws and provide recommendations to increase the overall security posture. This exam assesses the most up-to-date and industry-accepted penetration testing and vulnerability assessment methodologies and tools that are utilized to determine the resiliency of a system against attacks. It requires candidates to demonstrate hands-on ability and knowledge to test devices in new environments such as the cloud and mobile networks, as well as traditional enterprise IT architectures. 

Learn the intermediate skills and best practices required to customize assessment frameworks to collaborate on, report findings, and recommend strategies to improve the overall state of IT security. Earn the CompTIA® PenTest+ certification to further your career within the CompTIA® recommended cybersecurity career pathway. Knowledge of ports, protocols, and services and how to successfully pivot within networks is strongly encouraged before taking the CompTIA® PenTest+ exam. Visit for complete certification information.   

What You Will Learn:

  • Planning and scoping penetration tests
  • Conducting passive reconnaissance
  • Performing non-technical tests to gather information
  • Conducting active reconnaissance
  • Analyzing vulnerabilities
  • Penetrating networks
  • Exploiting host-based vulnerabilities
  • Testing applications
  • Completing post-exploit tasks
  • Analyzing and reporting penetration test results

Prerequisite:  In-depth technical networking experience with an emphasis on security recommended.

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