PenTest+ is a unique professional certification that allows students to demonstrate the hands-on ability and knowledge to test devices in new environments, including the cloud, mobile and traditional desktops and servers.
Industry recognisedCompTIA PenTest+ meets the ISO 17024 standard. Regulators and government rely on ANSI accreditation as it provides confidence and trust in the outputs of an accredited program.
Validate your skillsetGain the knowledge and skills required to plan and scope an assessment, understand legal and compliance requirements, perform vulnerability scanning and penetration testing, analyse data, and effectively report and communicate results.
Great earningsWith a starting salary of $56,000, qualified penetration testers enjoy a fulfilling and lucrative career.
Average salary after completing
Australia will need an extra 81,000 IT specialists in coming years, with project managers and analysts in particularly short supply
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CompTIA PenTest+ is the only penetration testing exam taken at a Pearson VUE testing center with both hands-on, performance-based and multiple-choice questions. This helps to ensure each candidate possesses the skills, knowledge, and ability to perform tasks on systems.
Your quick course guide
Certification: CompTIA PenTest+
Study time: 15-20 hours
Prerequisites: While there is no required prerequisite, PenTest+ is intended to follow CompTIA Security+ or equivalent experience and has a technical, hands-on focus
Assessment: 1 x 165 minute exam, with a maximum of 85 questions
Resources: Internet access and email
Ideal for: Cyber security professionals