CompTIA PenTest PT0-002

Hours: 50 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $999.00

Course Overview:

This course can benefit you in two ways. If you intend to pass the CompTIA PenTest+ (Exam PT0-002) certification examination, this course can be a significant part of your preparation. But certification is not the only key to professional success in the field of IT infrastructure management. Today's job market demands individuals with demonstrable skills, and the information and activities in this course can help you build your penetration testing skill set so that you can confidently perform your duties in a security consultant or penetration tester job role.

On course completion, you will be able to achieve the following:

  • Scope organizational/customer requirements.
  • Define the rules of engagement.
  • Footprint and gather intelligence.
  • Evaluate human and physical vulnerabilities.
  • Prepare the vulnerability scan.
  • Scan logical vulnerabilities.
  • Analyze scan results.
  • Avoid detection and cover tracks.
  • Exploit the LAN and cloud.
  • Test wireless networks.
  • Target mobile devices.
  • Attack specialized systems.
  • Perform web application-based attacks.
  • Perform system hacking.
  • Script and software development.
  • Leverage the attack: pivot and penetrate.
  • Communicate during the PenTesting process.
  • Summarize report components.
  • Recommend remediation.
  • Perform post-report delivery activities.

This course prepares a student to take the CompTIA PenTest PT0-002 national certification exam.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Scoping Organizational/Customer Requirements
Lesson 2: Defining the Rules of Engagement
Lesson 3: Footprinting and Gathering Intelligence
Lesson 4: Evaluating Human and Physical Vulnerabilities
Lesson 5: Preparing the Vulnerability Scan
Lesson 6: Scanning Logical Vulnerabilities
Lesson 7: Analyzing Scanning Results
Lesson 8: Avoiding Detection and Covering Tracks
Lesson 9: Exploiting the LAN and Cloud
Lesson 10: Testing Wireless Networks
Lesson 11: Targeting Mobile Devices
Lesson 12: Attacking Specialized Systems
Lesson 13: Web Application-Based Attacks
Lesson 14: Performing System Hacking
Lesson 15: Scripting and Software Development
Lesson 16: Leveraging the Attack: Pivot and Penetrate
Lesson 17: Communicating During the PenTesting Process
Lesson 18: Summarizing Report Components
Lesson 19: Recommending Remediation
Lesson 20: Performing Post-Report Delivery Activities

All necessary course materials are included.


This course prepares a student to take the CompTIA PenTest PT0-002 national certification exam.

System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.

** The course outlines displayed on this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice. **