• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Explore the critical penetration testing framework for exposing weaknesses in security and the important scoping phase, which is vital to a successful engagement process.

Learning Objectives

CompTIA PenTest+: Scoping an Engagement

  • compare types of assessments
  • define special scoping factors
  • select targets
  • strategize scoping
  • explain risk acceptance and impact tolerance
  • describe scheduling and scope creep
  • explain threat actors and threat agents
  • describe compliance-based assessments and caveats
  • base objectives on regulations
  • describe engagement scoping and compliance testing

Framework Connections

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