CompTIA PenTest+ is a security penetration testing certification that focuses on performance-based and multiple-choice questions, as well as simulations that require a candidate to demonstrate the hands-on ability to complete a penetration testing engagement. PenTest+ candidates must demonstrate their skills in planning and scoping a penetration testing engagement. Candidates are also required to know how to mitigate security weaknesses and vulnerabilities, as well as how to exploit them.

CompTIA PenTest+ is an intermediate-level cybersecurity career certification. Historically, the only intermediate-level cybersecurity certification was the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+). Today, PenTest+ provides an alternate path from those ...

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