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CompTIA PenTest+: Planning for an Engagement

CompTIA PenTest+: Planning for an Engagement


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Overview/Description

Discover how penetration testing exposes weaknesses in security. During this course, you will learn all about the CompTIA PenTest+ exam. Begin by getting to know your audience and the rules of engagement for penetration tests. Next, compare resources, requirements, and budgets. Observe how to conduct an impact analysis and trace remediation timelines. Learn how to review disclaimers and confirm engagement support resources; consider technical constraints, and examine contracts and agreements, such as statements of work. Evaluate environmental differences between clients. Finally, learn why it is important to get written authorization instead of an oral agreement, before the execution of a penetration test.



Expected Duration (hours)
0.9

Lesson Objectives

CompTIA PenTest+: Planning for an Engagement

  • describe the need for penetration testers
  • explain the CompTIA PenTest+ exam
  • understand your audience and rules of engagement
  • compare resources, requirements, and budgets
  • define impact analysis and remediation timelines
  • describe disclaimers and technical constraints
  • examine engagement support resources
  • examine pertinent contracts and agreements
  • evaluate environmental differences
  • obtain written authorization
  • describe engagement
  • Course Number:
    it_cspent_01_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate