The Penetration Testing course discusses concepts, tools, and techniques for conducting a penetration test. The course lays the groundwork with familiar ethical hacking concepts, moves into penetration testing methods, and determines the most effective penetration tool for the desired goal.
- Define concepts, tools, and techniques used in penetration testing methodologies
- Examine the best tools and methods for various penetration testing scenarios
- Describe the concept of ethical hacking in contrast to unethical
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.
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