Pentest+

CompTIA

Pentest+

Validate your skills in penetration testing and vulnerability management

CompTIA Pentest+ validates the competencies required to identify, exploit, and manage vulnerabilities on a network

The Industry Standard

Learn the best practices to communicate recommended strategies to improve the overall state of IT security

Become Recognized​

Demonstrate your hands-on ability and knowledge to test devices in new environments such as the cloud and mobile

Protect the network

PenTest+ assesses the most up-to-date penetration testing skills necessary to determine the resiliency of the network against attacks

The skills to effectively discover and report findings

CompTIA PenTest+ is the only penetration testing exam taken at a Pearson VUE testing center with both hands-on, performance-based questions and multiple-choice, to ensure each candidate possesses the skills, knowledge, and ability to perform tasks on systems.

PenTest+ exam also includes management skills used to plan, scope, and manage weaknesses, not just exploit them. PenTest+ is unique because it requires a candidate to demonstrate the hands-on ability and knowledge to test devices in new environments such as the cloud and mobile, in addition to traditional desktops and servers.

What Skills Will You Learn?

How to plan and scope penetration tests

Best practices for conducting passive reconnaissance

Techniques to analyze vulnerabilities

How to exploit host-based vulnerabilities

Best practices for analyzing and reporting pentest results

Common tasks in performing non-technical tests

Methods for penetrating networks

Techniques to completing post-exploit tasks

The average salary for Pentest+ certified professionals in the United States is $99,730 a year!

Jobs That Require or Benefit from a Pentest+ Certificate

  • IT auditor/penetration tester
  • SOC security analyst
  • Cyber threat analyst
  • Cyber red team operator
  • Security administrator
  • Security specialist
  • Security engineer
  • Network administrator
  • Security consultant

Learn From the Comfort of Your Home

Self Paced Training

  • 25+ Hours of Self-Paced Video Training
  • CompTIA Pentest+ Digital Study Guide
  • CompTIA Pentest+ Labs
  • CompTIA Pentest+ Exam Voucher 
  • Bonus Exam Voucher

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