Applied Penetration Testing Level 1 is an instructor mentored penetration testing course. The course has been designed for beginners looking to learn general penetration testing methodology and a simple process to use in the various phases of a penetration test. The course has eight modules and each module must be completed before you can progress to the next level. You will correspond with your instructor via email, where he will personally assess each assignment you complete and send you individual feedback. This course has been pre-approved by CompTIA to receive 32 CEU's for Security+ certificate holders.
The course covers:
How to use basic penetration testing tools, technologies, and methodologies to scan a system for potential vulnerabilities.
How to exploit the most common vulnerabilities.
How to gather information, how to analyze vulnerabilities.
How to utilize a compromised system to further your testing.
How to present test results and how to present actionable solutions to your client.
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.