Laying the Foundation for Penetration Testing for CompTIA PenTest+

So, you want to start a career in penetration testing but don't know where to start? Maybe you've got some great hacking skills, and want to become a security professional? Look no further, this course starts you on your new and exciting path by diving into pentesting!
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Mar 7, 2019
Duration
4h 36m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Penetration Testing Foundations
Setting up a Lab Environment to Pentest
Adding Virtual Targets (Servers)
Adding Your PenTest Workstation
Planning Your Engagement
Setting Your Limits with a Scope
The “Just Us League”
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Mar 7, 2019
Duration
4h 36m
Description

So, you’re worried about how your network and your resources will withstand a cyber attack? That’s where a penetration test (often referred to as a pentest) comes into play. In this course, Laying the Foundation for Penetration Testing for CompTIA PenTest+, you’ll learn the basics of the types of pentests that are performed. First, you’ll learn the goals you’re trying to achieve. Next, you'll explore setting up a lab environment for pentesting. Finally, to protect you and your environment from accidental damage to your production network, you’ll discover how to set up the parameters within your new lab environment. By the end of this course, you'll gain a foundational understanding of the importance, and implementation, of pentesting.

About the author
About the author

Dale Meredith received his Certified Ethical Hacker and Certified EC-Counsel Instructor certifications back in 2006, as well as being a Microsoft Certified Trainer since 1998 (yes we had computers back then). Dale takes great pride in helping students comprehend and simplify complex IT concepts.

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