CompTIA PenTest+ (Ethical Hacking)

Course Overview Are you looking to gain a new in-demand skill from the comfort of your home? Well, look no …

CompTIA PenTest+ (Ethical Hacking)

CompTIA PenTest+ (Ethical Hacking)




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Course Overview

Are you looking to gain a new in-demand skill from the comfort of your home? Well, look no further; you’ve come to the right place!

Our easy-to-follow CompTIA PenTest+ (Ethical Hacking) will provide you with all the deep knowledge and insight you need to know about this topic. This comprehensive course has been broken down into several manageable modules, which we believe will assist you to easily grasp each concept – from the fundamental to the more advanced aspects of the course. 

Learn the most in-demand skills from the safety & comfort of your home. Enjoy the freedom to learn at your own comfortable pace and prepare yourself for the market of the future.

Learning Outcomes

Whether you are an aspiring professional or a complete beginner, this course will improve your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited certification attesting to your knowledge. 

Entry Requirement

    • This course is available to all learners of all academic backgrounds.
    • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
    • Some basic understanding of the English language and numeracy.  


After you have successfully completed the course, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can, however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at the cost of £29 or in PDF format at the cost of £19.

    • PDF certificate’s turnaround time is 24 hours, and for the hardcopy certificate, it is 3-9 working days

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      • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
      • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry-leading experts;
      • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
      • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
      • The UK & internationally recognised accredited qualification;
      • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere, anytime;
      • The benefit of career advancement opportunities;
      • 24/7 student support via email.

Career path

Develop Your Career Plan is a useful qualification to possess and would be beneficial for any related profession or industry. 

Course Curriculum

Section 01: Planning and Engagement
Introduction to the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) Course 00:02:00
About the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) Exam 00:07:00
Planning a Pen Test 00:08:00
Rules of Engagement 00:10:00
Resources and Budget 00:07:00
Impact and Constraints 00:05:00
Support Resources 00:13:00
Legal Groundwork 00:12:00
Service Provider Agreements 00:02:00
Standards and Methodologies, Part 1 00:07:00
Standards and Methodologies, Part 2 00:09:00
Environmental and Scoping Considerations 00:14:00
Ethical Mindset 00:06:00
Lab Environment Setup 00:18:00
Project Strategy and Risk 00:09:00
Scope Vulnerabilities 00:13:00
Compliance-Based Assessments 00:04:00
Section 02: Information Gathering and Vulnerability Scanning
Scanning and Enumeration 00:04:00
Scanning Demo 00:11:00
Packet Investigation 00:08:00
Packet Inspection Demo 00:06:00
Labtainers Setup 00:12:00
Labtainers Lab (Wireshark) 00:09:00
Application and Open-Source Resources 00:12:00
Passive Reconnaissance 00:10:00
Active Reconnaissance 00:08:00
Vulnerability Scanning 00:09:00
Vulnerability Scanning Demo 00:16:00
Labtainers Lab (Network Basics) 00:03:00
Labtainers Lab (Nmap Discovery) 00:03:00
Target Considerations 00:16:00
Analyzing Scan Output 00:05:00
Nmap Scoping and Output Options 00:21:00
Nmap Timing and Performance Options 00:07:00
Prioritization of Vulnerabilities 00:09:00
Common Attack Techniques 00:12:00
Automating Vulnerability Scans 00:04:00
Credential Attacks 00:15:00
Labtainers Lab (Secure Socket Layers) 00:07:00
Labtainers Lab (Routing Basics) 00:02:00
Section 03: Network-Based Attacks
Exploit Resources and Network Attacks 00:05:00
Network-Based Exploits 00:07:00
FTP Exploit Demo 00:08:00
Man-in-the-middle Exploits 00:07:00
Labtainers Lab (TCP/IP Attacks) 00:02:00
Labtainers Lab (ARP Spoof Attacks) 00:02:00
Labtainers Lab (Local DNS Attacks) 00:02:00
Labtainers Lab (MACs and Hash Functions) 00:01:00
Section 04: Selecting Pen Testing Tools
Wireless Exploits, Part 1 00:13:00
Wireless Exploits, Part 2 00:03:00
Antennas 00:04:00
Section 05: Reporting and Communication
OWASP Top 10 00:09:00
Application Exploits, Part 1 00:06:00
SQL Injection Demo 00:09:00
Labtainers Lab (SQL Injection) 00:03:00
Application Exploits, Part 2 00:08:00
Application Exploits, Part 3 00:09:00
Cross-Site Scripting Demo 00:07:00
Labtainers Lab (Cross-Site Scripting) 00:02:00
Labtainers Lab (Cross-Site Request Forgery) 00:01:00
Code Vulnerabilities 00:17:00
API Attacks and Attack Resources 00:06:00
Privilege Escalation (Linux) 00:10:00
Privilege Escalation (Windows) 00:06:00
Misc. Privilege Escalation 00:08:00
Misc. Local Host Vulnerabilities 00:08:00
Section 06: Attacking the Cloud
Cloud Attacks, Part 1 00:05:00
Cloud Attacks, Part 2 00:05:00
Section 07: Specialized and Fragile Systems
Mobile Attacks 00:10:00
IoT Attacks 00:10:00
Data Storage and Management Interface Attacks 00:09:00
Virtual and Containerized Environment Attacks 00:08:00
Labtainers Lab (Industrial Control System) 00:02:00
Section 08: Social Engineering and Physical Attacks
Pretext for a Social Engineering Attack 00:03:00
Remote Social Engineering 00:06:00
Spear Phishing Demo 00:10:00
In-Person Social Engineering 00:12:00
Physical Security 00:11:00
Section 09: Post-Exploitation
Post-Exploitation Techniques 00:11:00
Post-Exploitation Tools 00:03:00
Network Segmentation Testing 00:03:00
Persistence and Stealth 00:11:00
Detection Avoidance Techniques 00:06:00
Section 10: Post-Engagement Activities
Report Writing 00:15:00
Important Components of Written Reports 00:03:00
Mitigation Strategies 00:05:00
Technical and Physical Controls 00:04:00
Administrative and Operational Controls 00:05:00
Communication 00:09:00
Presentation of Findings 00:03:00
Post-Report Activities 00:05:00
Data Destruction Process 00:02:00
Section 11: Tools and Programming
Using Scripting in Pen Testing 00:13:00
Bash Scripting Basics 00:15:00
Bash Scripting Techniques 00:10:00
PowerShell Scripts 00:04:00
Ruby Scripts 00:07:00
Python Scripts 00:06:00
Scripting Languages Comparison 00:11:00
Data Structures, Part 1 00:08:00
Data Structures, Part 2 00:08:00
Libraries 00:03:00
Classes 00:08:00
Procedures and Functions 00:06:00
Perl and JavaScript 00:06:00
Section 12: Tools Inventory
Pen Testing Toolbox 00:07:00
Using Kali Linux 00:06:00
Scanners & Credential Tools 00:10:00
Code-Cracking Tools 00:04:00
Open-Source Research Tools 00:06:00
Wireless and Web Pen Testing Tools 00:11:00
Remote Access Tools 00:06:00
Analyzers and Mobile Pen Testing Tools 00:02:00
Other Pen Testing Tools 00:04:00
Labtainers Lab (Metasploit Framework) 00:02:00
Labtainers Lab (Wireshark Packet Inspection) 00:12:00
Labtainers Lab (SSH) 00:01:00
Scanners, Debuggers, and Wireless Tools 00:10:00
Web, Steganography, and Cloud Tools 00:09:00

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