From Total Seminars: Michael Solomon on ethical hacking & high-level penetration testing. Hack like a pro.
Mike Meyers and the Total Seminars Team, your source for best-selling cybersecurity courses, brings you this ethical hacking and penetration testing course with your instructor Michael Solomon, Ph.D., CISSP, PMP, CISM. Prepare for the CompTIA PenTest+ PT0-001 exam.
This is NOT a boring voice over PowerPoint course. Michael speaks to you and presents the material in an engaging interactive style that will keep you interested and make it easier to understand. Check out the free sample lectures and you will see the difference.
We've added 2 bonus Practice Tests. One practice test covers the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker CEH certification exam. The other practice test covers the CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam. Test your readiness to pass either of these industry ethical hacking certification exams.
With 30+ years of experience in security, privacy, blockchain, and data science, and an energetic presentation style, Michael takes his proficiency in network penetration testing and consolidates it into this informative and engaging course.
WHY SHOULD I TAKE THIS COURSE?
Did you know penetration testers' average salary is $71,929?* And this career is in one of the fastest-growing job markets**.
Whether you're looking to pass the CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam, take your next step in the CompTIA Cybersecurity Pathway***, or you're just looking to learn some awesome ethical hacking skills, you’re in the right place.
Keep in mind there's much more to being an ethical hacker than what's covered here, including how to secure a network, however this course focuses on how to be a pen tester. A pen tester plans and scopes a pen test engagement with a client, finds vulnerabilities, exploits them to get into a network, then reports on those findings to the client.
This course shows you how to:
PenTest+ Exam Domain - Percentage of Exam
1.0 Planning and Scoping - 15%
2.0 Information Gathering and Vulnerability Identification - 22%
3.0 Attacks and Exploits - 30%
4.0 Penetration Testing Tools - 17%
5.0 Reporting and Communication - 16%
Exam code: PT0-001
Max. 85 questions (performance-based and multiple choice)
Length of exam: 165 minutes
Passing score: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
Exam voucher cost: $370
Recommended experience: Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge, minimum 3-4 years hands-on information security or related experience (no required prerequisites to sit for the PenTest+ exam)
HOW DO I TAKE THE COMPTIA PENTEST+ EXAM?
Buy an exam voucher (get your discount voucher at Total Seminars' website), schedule your exam on the Pearson VUE website, then take the exam at a qualifying Pearson VUE testing center
WHAT'S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT THE COMPTIA PENTEST+, ANYWAY?
CompTIA's PenTest+ is the only penetration testing exam taken at a Pearson VUE testing center or online, with both hands-on, performance-based questions and multiple-choice, to ensure each candidate possesses the skills, knowledge, and ability to perform tasks on systems****
Penetration testing and information security is one of the fastest-growing job category according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It predicts that roles requiring these skills will see 28 percent overall growth by 2026.**
COMPTIA PENTEST+ VS. EC-COUNCIL CEH CERTIFICATIONS
The CompTIA PenTest+ is your quickest and most cost-effective route to a pen testing certification
The PenTest+ includes the latest mobile and cloud penetration testing skills, including IoT, as well as traditional desktop & server systems (CEH covers only traditional desktop & server systems)
The PenTest+ better matches employer needs by covering not just technical topics, but also business processes, project flow, best practices, and professionalism in pen testing (CEH is strictly technical)
The PenTest+ exam voucher costs $349 (compared to the CEH $1150 non-member plus application fee)****