In the rapidly changing industry of technology, organizations constantly face cybersecurity risks which may lead to intrusion of business operational processes. A penetration testing provides an excellent assessment of the cybersecurity measures in an organization.
Pen testing professionals are able to uncover different aspects of cybersecurity frameworks in the computer systems and provide detailed solutions to the cybersecurity risks. The goal of a Lead Pen Testing Professional is to master a repeatable, and documentable penetration testing methodology that can be used in an ethical penetration testing.
Lead Pen Test Professional training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to lead a professional penetration test by using a mix of practical techniques and management skills.
This course is designed by industry experts with in-depth experience in the Penetration Testing field. Unlike other trainings, this training course is focused specifically on the knowledge and skills needed by professionals looking to lead or take part in a penetration test. It drills down into the latest technical knowledge, tools and techniques in key areas including infrastructure, Web Application security, Mobile security and Social Engineering. In addition, this course concentrates on how to practically apply what is learned on current day-to-day penetration testing and does not expand on unrelated, dated or unnecessary theoretical concepts.
Along with the in-depth hands-on practical skills, this training course equips you with the management skills you need to lead a penetration test, taking into account business risks and key business issues. The individuals who complete the course have the right blend of the real business and technical competencies needed to be a respected, understood and professional penetration tester. On the last day of the training course, you will get to use the skills learned in a comprehensive capture and flag penetration testing exercises.
Day 1: Introduction to Penetration Testing, ethics, planning and scoping
Day 2: Technical foundation, knowledge and techniques (with practical exercises in all areas)
Day 3: Conducting a Penetration Test (using tools and techniques) and reviewing testing areas
Day 4: Analyzing results from testing, reporting and follow up
Day 5: Certification Exam
The “PECB Certified Lead Pen Test Professional” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:
Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts in Penetration Testing
Domain 2: Technical foundations for Penetration Testing
Domain 3: Scoping and planning a Penetration Test
Domain 4: Conducting a Penetration Test including test types, tools and methods
Domain 5: Specific Penetration Testing types and techniques (infrastructure, application, mobile technology and social engineering)
Domain 6: Analyzing results and the reporting process
Domain 7: Penetration Test follow up.
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