• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Familiarize yourself with the various aspects of social engineering exploits and attacks, as well as specialized system attacks such as SCADA.

Learning Objectives

CompTIA PenTest+: Social Engineering and Specialized System Attacks

  • describe weaknesses in specialized systems
  • compare phishing attacks
  • specify elicitation exploits
  • define interrogation techniques
  • compare impersonation and hoaxing
  • describe shoulder surfing
  • describe USB key dropping
  • realize motivation techniques
  • choose the best software for a pentesting lab
  • configure a pentesting lab environment
  • describe social attacks and exploits

Framework Connections

Feedback

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