The Official CompTIA PenTest+ Student Guide has been developed by CompTIA for the CompTIA certification candidate. Rigorously evaluated by third party subject matter experts to validate coverage of the PenTest+ exam objectives, The Official CompTIA PenTest+ Student Guide teaches the essential skills and information needed to troubleshoot and problem solve, helps learners understand a wide variety of issues ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security, and prepares candidates to take the CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam (PT0-001).

What’s Included

  • Content mapped to PenTest+ exam objectives (PT0-001)
  • Hands-on Activities designed to put knowledge into practice
  • Videos developed exclusively for CompTIA by ITPro.TV
  • Practice questions that check for understanding
  • PowerPoint slides
  • Access to the CompTIA Learning Center


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    Table of Contents

    Lesson 1: Planning and Scoping Penetration Tests

    Lesson 2: Conducting Passive Reconnaissance

    Lesson 3: Performing Non-Technical Tests

    Lesson 4: Conducting Active Reconnaissance

    Lesson 5: Analyzing Vulnerabilities

    Lesson 6: Penetrating Networks

    Lesson 7: Exploiting Host-Based Vulnerabilities

    Lesson 8: Testing Applications

    Lesson 9: Completing Post-Exploit Tasks

    Lesson 10: Analyzing and Reporting Pen Test Results

    Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA PenTest+ (Exam PT0-001)

    Accessing the Course Materials


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    An access key and instructions for accessing the CompTIA Learning Center, the onlineplatform through which the eBook and all digital material, will be delivered, by email. The eBook is provided in an interactive online version, along with a a downloadable PDF.