CompTIA PenTest+: PT0-002: CompTIA PenTest+

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  • 2 Books | 17h 50m
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CompTIA PenTest+: Scoping & Engagement

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CompTIA PenTest+: Scoping & Engagement
Penetration testing is a coordinated and simulated cyberattack used to evaluate the security of a computer system or computer network. The initial and critical planning phase of penetration testing is key to a successful engagement process. In this course, you'll explore the fundamentals of penetration testing, including a comparison of governance, risk, and compliance concepts. You'll examine legal concepts such as service level agreements, statements of work, non-disclosure agreements, and master service agreements. You'll learn the importance of scoping and organizational and customer requirements, including common standards and methodologies, rules of engagement, environmental considerations, target list definition, and scope of the engagement validation. This course is one of a collection that helps prepare learners for the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) certification exam.
15 videos | 1h 23m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA PenTest+: Professionalism & Integrity
Penetration testers must be ethical in order to avoid any illegal activities and to best serve clients. In this course, you'll learn how to develop and demonstrate an ethical hacking mindset by maintaining integrity and professionalism during penetration testing exercises. You'll explore the importance of performing background checks on penetration testing team members and adhering to the scope of engagement. You'll then examine how to identify, handle, and report on security breaches and potential findings of a criminal nature. You'll learn how to limit the use of tools for a particular engagement and invasiveness based on scope. Lastly, you'll learn the importance of maintaining data and information confidentiality of data and information and explore risks to penetration testing team members. This course is one of a collection that helps prepare learners for the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) certification exam.
10 videos | 1h 8m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA PenTest+: Passive Reconnaissance
One of the main responsibilities of a penetration tester is to gather information by way of reconnaissance. Simply put, reconnaissance is the process of collecting as much information as possible about a target. In this course, you'll learn how to gather information using various passive reconnaissance techniques such as DNS lookups, cryptographic flaws, and social media scraping. You'll learn how to differentiate between cloud and self-hosted reconnaissance and examine valuable data found in password dumps, metadata, and public source-code repositories. You'll also explore how to use open source intelligence techniques, tools, and sources to exploit weaknesses and gather intelligence. This course will help prepare learners for the CompTIA PenTest+ PT0-002 certification exam.
11 videos | 1h 18m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA PenTest+: Active Reconnaissance
Active reconnaissance requires a penetration tester to engage and interact with the targeted system to gather information and identify vulnerabilities. To do this, penetration testers can use several different methods including automated scanning and manual testing techniques. In this course, you'll learn how to use active reconnaissance techniques such as enumeration and web site reconnaissance, which are commonly used to gather intelligence about hosts, services, and web sites. You'll also learn about packet crafting, tokens, wardriving, network traffic, active fingerprinting, and defense detection and avoidance techniques. This course is one of a collection that helps prepare learners for the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) certification exam.
13 videos | 1h 14m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA PenTest+: Vulnerability Scanning
Vulnerability scanning is a process used to assess systems for known weaknesses. In this course, you'll learn how to configure vulnerability scanner settings and scan targets for vulnerabilities. You'll explore the different types of scanning methods, as well as vulnerability testing tools and common scanning themes. Next, you'll learn how to perform a scan analysis. You'll also examine the Nmap utility, which is designed to discover hosts and services on a computer network. You'll move on to explore Nmap Scripting Engine scripts and the numerous switches included in the Nmap utility that can helpful in penetration testing. Lastly, you'll learn about vulnerability testing tools that can help facilitate automation. This course is one of a collection that helps prepare learners for the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) certification exam.
14 videos | 1h 30m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA PenTest+: Network Attacks & Exploits
Network attacks are commonly performed to gain unauthorized access to an organization's network, with a goal of performing malicious activity or stealing data. In this course, you'll learn how to research attack vectors and perform network attacks. You'll learn about password attacks such as password spraying, hash cracking, brute force, and dictionary. You'll explore how to perform common network attacks such as ARP poisoning, on-path, kerberoasting, virtual local area network hopping, as well as Link-Local Multicast Name Resolution and NetBIOS Name Service poisoning. Finally, you'll explore common network attack tools such as Metasploit, Netcat, and Nmap. This course is one of a collection that helps prepare learners for the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) certification exam.
19 videos | 2h 6m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA PenTest+: Wireless Attacks
The goal of a wireless network attack is generally to capture information sent across the network. In this course, you'll learn how to research attack vectors and perform wireless attacks. You'll explore common wireless network attack methods including eavesdropping, data modification, data corruption, relay attacks, spoofing, jamming, on-path, and capture handshakes. You'll then learn about common network attacks such as evil twin, bluejacking, bluesnarfing, radio-frequency identification cloning, amplification attacks, and Wi-Fi protected setup PIN attacks. Lastly, you'll discover how to use aircrack-ng suite and amplified antenna wireless network attack tools. This course is one of a collection that helps prepare learners for the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) certification exam.
13 videos | 1h 4m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA PenTest+: Application-based Attacks
Application-based attacks are designed to deliberately cause a fault in a computer's operating system or applications. In this course, you'll learn how to research attack vectors and perform application-based attacks. You'll explore the benefits of the OWASP Top 10 standard awareness document, which is used to present the most critical security risks to web applications. You'll examine application-based attacks such as server-side request forgery, business logic flaws, and injection attacks. You'll move on to learn about application vulnerabilities such as race conditions, lack of code signing, and session attacks, as well as the characteristics of API attacks such as Restful, Soap, and Extensible Markup Language-Remote Procedure Call. Lastly, you'll learn about application-based attack tools and resources. This course is one of a collection that helps prepare learners for the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) certification exam.
15 videos | 1h 24m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA PenTest+: Attacks on Cloud Technologies
Penetration testers need to account for all types of systems available in an environment. In addition to servers and network appliances, this can also include cloud-based systems. In this course, you'll learn how to research attack vectors and perform attacks on cloud technologies. You'll explore common cloud-based attacks, such as credential harvesting, privilege escalation, and account takeovers. You'll learn how to identify misconfigured cloud assets, including identity and access management and containerization technologies. You'll move on to explore how cloud malware injection, denial of service, and side-channel attacks can exploit a system. Lastly, you'll learn about common cloud tools such as the software development kit. This course is one of a collection that helps prepare learners for the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) certification exam.
13 videos | 1h 13m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA PenTest+: Attacks on Specialized Systems
Specialized systems by nature can be very challenging for penetration testers. They can use proprietary operating systems and file systems, and may require advanced reverse engineering and sandbox analysis. However, specialized systems are also very susceptible when it comes to weaknesses and vulnerabilities. In this course, you'll learn how to identify common attacks and vulnerabilities against specialized systems, including mobile systems and Internet of Things devices. You'll also explore common vulnerabilities, including data storage system vulnerabilities, management interface vulnerabilities, vulnerabilities related to virtual environments, and vulnerabilities related to containerized workloads. This course is one of a collection that helps prepare learners for the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) certification exam.
11 videos | 1h 14m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA PenTest+: Social Engineering Attacks
Social engineering involves the psychological manipulation of people and it's used to trick them into divulging information or performing certain actions. In this course, you'll learn how social engineering attacks are performed and how they can be used by attackers. You'll explore the pretext for a social engineering approach, as well as various social engineering attacks such as e-mail phishing, vishing, short message service, phishing, universal serial bus drop key, and watering hole. You'll then learn about tailgating, dumpster diving, shoulder surfing, and badge cloning physical attack methods. Lastly, you'll examine social engineering impersonation techniques, methods of influence, and tools. This course is one of a collection that helps prepare learners for the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) certification exam.
15 videos | 1h 50m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA PenTest+: Post-Exploitation Techniques
Cybercriminals use post-exploitation techniques to maintain a level of access while they attempt to perform other actions during an open session. In this course, you'll learn about post-exploitation techniques and tools. You'll explore common post-exploitation tools such as Empire, Mimikatz, and BloodHound. Next, you'll examine post-exploitation techniques such as lateral movement, privilege escalation, and upgrading a restrictive shell. You'll learn techniques used to maintain foothold and persistence using trojans, backdoors, and daemons. Finally, you'll learn detection avoidance techniques, as well as enumeration techniques used to extract users, groups, forests, sensitive data, and unencrypted files. This course is one of a collection that helps prepare learners for the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) certification exam.
12 videos | 1h 5m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA PenTest+: Written Reports
A final written report is prepared by a penetration tester or testing team to document all findings and recommendations for the client once the engagement has completed. In this course, you'll learn the critical components of a written report, as well as the importance of communication during the penetration testing process. You'll explore how to analyze and report on findings, and how to securely distribute of the final product. Next, you'll examine common content to include in a written report such as an executive summary, scope details, methodology, findings, and conclusion. Lastly, you'll learn the steps required to properly analyze the findings and recommend the appropriate remediation within a report. This course is one of a collection that helps prepare learners for the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) certification exam.
10 videos | 1h 21m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA PenTest+: Communication & Post-Report Activities
During penetration testing, tester activities can leave behind remnants that may alter a system. Any action performed during testing should be clearly documented. Upon completion of testing, penetration testers should perform a series of post-report delivery activities that include removing shells, removing tester created credentials, and removing any penetration testing tools. In this course, you'll explore post-report delivery activities such as post-engagement cleanup, client acceptance, lessons learned, attestation of findings, as well as data destruction processes and best practices. You'll also learn the importance of communication during the penetration testing process. This course is one of a collection that helps prepare learners for the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) certification exam.
11 videos | 45m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA PenTest+: Analyzing Tool & Script Output
Scripting languages can be used by penetration testers to help automate the execution of common tasks and increase the depth and scope of testing coverage. In this course, you'll learn the basic concepts of scripting and software development. Explore logic constructs concepts such as loops and conditionals, as well as the following operators; Boolean, string, and arithmetic. Discover other basic concepts of scripting including data structures, libraries, classes, procedures, and functions. You then explore how to analyze a script or code sample for use in a penetration test. Discover shells, programming languages, and exploit codes, and learn how to identify opportunities for automation. This course is one of a collection that helps prepare learners for the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) certification exam.
12 videos | 1h 9m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA PenTest+: Penetration Testing Tools
A penetration tester's toolkit should include a wide range of tools and may vary based on the penetration testing engagement requirements. In this course, you'll explore use cases of tools required during the different phases of a penetration test. You'll examine scanner tools such as Nikto, SQLmap, and WPScan, as well as credential testing tools and debuggers. You'll learn about open-source intelligence tools, as well as wireless and networking tools such as Wireshark. Next, you'll explore web application, social engineering, remote access tools, and other miscellaneous tools. Lastly, you'll learn about common steganography tools and cloud tools. This course is one of a collection that helps prepare learners for the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) certification exam.
16 videos | 1h 36m has Assessment available Badge
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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book

CompTIA PenTest+ Study Guide: Exam PT0-002, 2nd Edition
This book deliver a comprehensive roadmap to the foundational and advanced skills every pentester (penetration tester) needs to secure their CompTIA PenTest+ certification.
book Duration 9h 56m book Authors By David Seidl, Mike Chapple

Book

CompTIA PenTest+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Second Edition (Exam PT0-002)
Written by expert penetration testers, the book provides learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, hands-on exercises, exam tips, and practice questions with in-depth explanations.
book Duration 7h 54m book Authors By Heather Linn, Raymond Nutting

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