Pre-requisites:

Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge. Minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security or related experience.

While there is no required prerequisite, PenTest+ is intended to follow CompTIA Security+ or equivalent experience and has a technical, hands-on focus.

Exam goal and benefits:

Ensure each candidate possesses the skills, knowledge, and ability to perform tasks on systems. PenTest+ exam also includes management skills used to plan, scope, and manage weaknesses, not just exploit them.

PenTest+ is unique because our certification requires a candidate to demonstrate the hands-on ability and knowledge to test devices in new environments such as the cloud and mobile, in addition to traditional desktops and servers.

Skills gained:

  • Planning & Scoping
  • Information Gathering & Vulnerability Identification
  • Attacks & Exploits
  • Penetration Testing Tools
  • Hardware & Network Troubleshooting

Jobs:

  • Penetration Tester
  • Vulnerability Tester
  • Security Analyst (II)
  • Vulnerability Assessment Analyst
  • Network Security Operations
  • Application Security Vulnerability

Exam Cost:

$349 USD

Registration link:

https://home.pearsonvue.com/comptia