Mike Meyers and the Total Seminars Team, your source for best-selling cybersecurity courses, brings you this ethical hacking and penetration testing course with your instructor Michael Solomon, Ph.D., CISSP, PMP, CISM.
With 30+ years of experience in security, privacy, blockchain, and data science, and an energetic presentation style, Michael takes his proficiency in network penetration testing and consolidates it into this informative and engaging course.
WHY SHOULD I TAKE THIS COURSE?
Did you know penetration testers' average salary is $71,929?* And this career is in one of the fastest-growing job markets**.
Whether you're looking to pass the CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam, take your next step in the CompTIA Cybersecurity Pathway, or you're just looking to learn some awesome ethical hacking skills, you’re in the right place.
Keep in mind there's much more to being an ethical hacker than what's covered here, including how to secure a network, however this course focuses on how to be a pen tester. A pen tester plans and scopes a pen test engagement with a client, finds vulnerabilities, exploits them to get into a network, then reports on those findings to the client.
This course shows you how to:
Exam Domain - Percentage of Exam
1.0 Planning and Scoping - 15%
2.0 Information Gathering and Vulnerability Identification - 22%
3.0 Attacks and Exploits - 30%
4.0 Penetration Testing Tools - 17%
5.0 Reporting and Communication - 16%
Exam code: PT0-001
Max. 85 questions (performance-based and multiple choice)
Length of exam: 165 minutes
Passing score: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
Exam voucher cost: $349 ($329 on our website)
Recommended experience: Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge, minimum 3-4 years hands-on information security or related experience (no required prerequisites to sit for the PenTest+ exam)
HOW DO I TAKE THE COMPTIA PENTEST+ EXAM?
WHAT'S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT THE COMPTIA PENTEST+, ANYWAY?
CompTIA's 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.***
Penetration testing and information security is one of the fastest-growing job category according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It predicts that roles requiring these skills will see 28 percent overall growth by 2026.**
COMPTIA PENTEST+ VS. EC-COUNCIL CEH CERTIFICATIONS
**US Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov
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