CompTIA PenTest+: Written Reports

CompTIA PenTest+    |    Intermediate
  • 10 Videos | 1h 25m 18s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
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.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    list potential report audience members including stakeholders, technical staff, and developers
    list components of a written report such as executive summary, findings, and conclusion
    recognize the importance of security in the distribution of reports
    recognize the key elements of note taking and documentation
  • describe common themes such as vulnerabilities and observations
    provide an overview of technical control recommendations to include in a report
    provide an overview of administrative control recommendations
    list common operational control recommendations to include in a report
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

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    Course Overview
    1m 39s
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    2. 
    Report Audience
    8m 32s
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    Report Contents
    15m 37s
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    Securing Storage and Distribution of Reports
    8m 30s
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    5. 
    Note Taking and Documentation
    7m 49s
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    Common Themes and Root Causes
    9m 14s
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    Technical Control Recommendations
    11m 49s
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    Administrative Control Recommendations
    9m 56s
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    Operational Control Recommendations
    7m 26s
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    Course Summary
    46s

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