INTRODUCTION  

Why should you pursue the GIAC GPEN certification? GIAC provides practical testing that validates an individual’s knowledge and hands-on skills. The GPEN exam in particular is intended for security practitioners who are responsible for assessing networks and systems to identify and remediate vulnerabilities, including penetration testers, ethical hackers, red and blue team members, defenders, auditors, and forensic examiners. The GPEN exam tests the security practitioner’s understanding of offensive cyberattacks. To successfully pass the exam, candidates should ensure they have, at a minimum, the intermediary skills and on-the-job knowledge of how to conduct and execute penetration testing activities, including understanding ...

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