• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Discover how to conduct penetration testing against specific local host operating systems, with an emphasis on Windows and Linux systems.

Learning Objectives

CompTIA PenTest+: Local Host Vulnerabilities

  • recognize host OS vulnerabilities
  • describe service and protocol configurations
  • define Linux privilege escalation
  • specify Windows privilege escalation
  • classify additional host-based exploits
  • recognize account setting vulnerabilities
  • describe escape exploits
  • describe local host exploits

Framework Connections

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