• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Discover how penetration testing exposes weaknesses in security and how the initial and critical planning phase is key to a successful engagement process.

Learning Objectives

CompTIA PenTest+: Planning for an Engagement

  • describe the need for penetration testers
  • explain the CompTIA PenTest+ exam
  • understand your audience and rules of engagement
  • compare resources, requirements, and budgets
  • define impact analysis and remediation timelines
  • describe disclaimers and technical constraints
  • examine engagement support resources
  • examine pertinent contracts and agreements
  • evaluate environmental differences
  • obtain written authorization
  • describe engagement

Framework Connections

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