• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Are you worried about vulnerabilities facing your business, network, or home? In this course, Penetration Testing Life Cycle Explained, you'll develop an understanding of the ins and outs of penetration testing. First, you'll begin by learning a basic overview of the life cycle of penetration testing from getting the documentation ready, to the legal aspects. Next, you'll explore the specific different phases of penetration testing, including planning, discovery, and enumeration. Finally, you'll learn valuable tools and resources to aid in being a successful and correct penetration tester. By the end of this course, you'll have the necessary knowledge to embark on a deeper dive into penetration testing.

Learning Objectives

  • Penetration Testing Lifecycle
  • Planning
  • Discovery
  • Enumeration
  • Vulnerability Phase
  • Exploitation Phase
  • Impact Analysis

Framework Connections

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.

Feedback

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