Introduction

The CompTIA PenTest+ Study Guide: Exam PT0-001 provides accessible explanations and real-world knowledge about the exam objectives that make up the PenTest+ certification. This book will help you to assess your knowledge before taking the exam, as well as provide a stepping stone to further learning in areas where you may want to expand your skill set or expertise.

Before you tackle the PenTest+ exam, you should already be a security practitioner. CompTIA suggests that test-takers should have intermediate-level skills based on their cybersecurity pathway. You should also be familiar with at least some of the tools and techniques described in this book. You don’t need to know every tool, but understanding how to use existing ...

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