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Penetration Testing: Setting the Scope and Rules of Engagement

by Chad Russell

Penetration testing is in high demand. This course will teach you what a penetration test consists of, as well as how to deliver a professional penetration testing engagement for paying customers.

What you'll learn

Penetration testing is in high demand with the need to meet compliance standards and combat security breaches. In this course, Penetration Testing: Setting the Scope and Rules of Engagement, you'll learn fundamental knowledge and gain the ability to scope a penetration testing engagement with paying customers. First, you'll explore how penetration tests are structured. Next, you'll dive into learning the tools and methodologies used to execute professional penetration tests. Finally, you'll discover how to structure deliverables in the form of work breakdown structures and final reports for your customers. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the necessary knowledge to structure penetration testing engagements needed to organize and deliver a successful and professional penetration testing engagement.

About the author

Chad has been in the Cyber Security industry for over 15 years. He's taught Microsoft Engineering courses as a Certified trainer. He's managed teams of security engineers and analysts for an Internet banking provider and he's been an information security consultant working for companies including SAP, Microsoft and Oracle. Over the past 15 years he's held numerous certifications including CISSP, CCNP, MCSE and MCDBA certifications.

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