CompTIA PenTest+ is a certification for cybersecurity professionals tasked with penetration testing and vulnerability assessment and management. It’s an intermediate-skills level cybersecurity certification that focuses on offensive skills through pen testing and vulnerability assessment1. Here are the key details:

Exam Overview:
Exam Code: PT0-002
Description: CompTIA PenTest+ certifies that you have the knowledge and skills required to plan and scope a penetration testing engagement. This includes vulnerability scanning, understanding legal and compliance requirements, analyzing results, and producing a written report with remediation techniques.
Exam Format:
Up to 90 questions
Performance-based and knowledge-based questions
Duration: 90 minutes
Passing Score: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
Skills Covered:
Planning and Scoping: Governance, risk, and compliance concepts, scoping, and organizational/customer requirements.
Information Gathering and Vulnerability Scanning: Performing vulnerability scanning, reconnaissance, and analyzing results.
Attacks and Exploits: Expanded attack surfaces, social engineering techniques, network attacks, wireless attacks, application-based attacks, and cloud technology attacks.
Reporting and Communication: Analyzing findings and recommending appropriate remediation within a report.
Tools and Code Analysis: Identifying scripts in software deployments and explaining tool use cases during penetration testing23.
Jobs You Can Land:
Cloud Penetration Tester
Network Security Operations Penetration Tester
Web App Penetration Tester
Cloud Security Specialist
Network Security Specialist
Vulnerability Analyst
Security Consultant
Threat Intelligence Analyst
Why Choose CompTIA PenTest+?:
Comprehensive Coverage: It covers all penetration testing stages using both performance-based and knowledge-based questions.
Vulnerability Management: Focuses on hands-on vulnerability assessment, scanning, and analysis.
Latest Techniques: Demonstrates relevant pen testing skills for cloud, hybrid environments, web applications, IoT devices, embedded systems, and traditional on-premises23.
Certification: PenTest+
Training Center: ICS
Course Hours: 60
Product: CompTIA
Job Role: Security Engineer
Certification Exam: PT0-002
Course Level: Expert
Course Last Updated: 8 May 2024
Course Price: $3,999.99
Course Price with Credit Card: $4,159.99
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