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CompTIA Pentest+ Certification For Dummies

Clarke, Glen E.


2. Edition May 2022
528 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-86727-2
John Wiley & Sons

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Advance your existing career, or build a new one, with the PenTest+ certification

Looking for some hands-on help achieving one of the tech industry's leading new certifications? Complete with an online test bank to help you prep for the exam, CompTIA PenTest+ Certification For Dummies, 2nd Edition guides you through every competency tested by the exam.

Whether you're a seasoned security pro looking to looking to add a new cert to your skillset, or you're an early-career cybersecurity professional seeking to move forward, you'll find the practical, study-centered guidance you need to succeed on the certification exam. In this book and online, you'll get:
* A thorough introduction to the planning and information gathering phase of penetration testing, including scoping and vulnerability identification
* Comprehensive examinations of system exploits, vulnerabilities in wireless networks, and app-based intrusions
* In-depth descriptions of the PenTest+ exam and an Exam Reference Matrix to help you get more familiar with the structure of the test
* Three practice tests online with questions covering every competency on the exam

Perfect for cybersecurity pros looking to add an essential new certification to their repertoire, CompTIA PenTest+ Certification For Dummies, 2nd Edition is also a great resource for those looking for a way to cement and build on fundamental pentesting skills.

Introduction 1

Pre-Assessment 7

Part 1: Planning and Information Gathering 13

Chapter 1: Introduction to Penetration Testing 15

Chapter 2: Planning and Scoping 39

Chapter 3: Information Gathering 69

Chapter 4: Vulnerability Identification 109

Part 2: Attacks and Exploits 153

Chapter 5: Exploiting Systems 155

Chapter 6: Exploiting Wireless Vulnerabilities 209

Chapter 7: Exploiting Application-Based Vulnerabilities 247

Part 3: Post-Exploitation and Reporting 293

Chapter 8: Understanding Post-Exploitation Actions 295

Chapter 9: Common Penetration Testing Tools 333

Chapter 10: Analyzing Script Functionality 385

Chapter 11: Reporting and Communication 429

Part 4: Appendixes 455

Appendix A: PenTest+ Exam Details 457

Appendix B: CompTIA PenTest+ Exam Reference Matrix 465

Appendix C: Lab Setup 489

Index 493
Glen E. Clarke is the owner of DC Advanced Technology Training (DCATT) and teaches dozens of courses on cybersecurity, Microsoft software, and programming. Glen has authored many certification titles on topics such as A+, Network+, Security+, Cisco CCT and CCNA.