PenTest+ teaches the skills used to plan, scope, and exploit vulnerabilities

Validate your skills in penetration testing

Protect the network

PenTest+ assesses the most up-to-date penetration testing skills necessary to determine the resiliency of the network against attacks

The industry standard

Learn the best practices to communicate recommended strategies to improve the overall state of IT security

Get recognized for your skills

CompTIA PenTest+ is the only penetration testing exam with both hands-on, performance-based questions and multiple-choice, to ensure each candidate possesses the skills, knowledge, and ability to perform tasks on systems.

PenTest+ is unique because it requires a candidate to demonstrate the hands-on ability and knowledge to test devices in new environments such as the cloud and mobile. The PenTest+ exam also includes management skills used to plan, scope, and manage weaknesses, not just exploit them. 

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Jobs available with a PenTest+ certification


Jobs that require or benefit from a PenTest+ certification:

  • IT auditor/penetration tester
  • SOC security analyst
  • Cyber threat analyst
  • Cyber red team operator
  • Security administrator
  • Security specialist
  • Security engineer
  • Network administrator
  • Security consultant
  • The average salary for PenTest+ certified professionals in the United States is

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    Learn In-Demand Skills

    • Plan and scope penetration tests
    • Passive reconnaissance
    • Host-based vulnerabilities
    • Performing non-technical tests
    • Network penetration tactics
    • Post-exploit tasks
    • And more!

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    Your self-paced training kit includes:

    CertMaster Labs make it easy for learners to practice and apply their skills in real workplace scenarios in preparation for the certification exam. All lab activities use real equipment and software, offer feedback and hints, and provide a score based on learner inputs, ultimately guiding learners to the most correct and efficient path through job tasks.

    CertMaster Learn is a self-paced, comprehensive eLearning experience that helps you gain the knowledge and practical skills necessary to be successful on your CompTIA certification exam, and in your IT career.

    • Lessons cover all exam objectives with integrated videos

    • Hundreds of practice questions test your knowledge

    • Performance-based questions apply what you’ve learned in a scenario

    • Flashcards ensure you know the terminology and acronyms required for the exam

    The Official CompTIA PenTest+ Student Guide has been developed by CompTIA for the CompTIA PenTest+ candidate. 

    Official test voucher for the CompTIA PenTest+ exam

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    Soldiers and Airmen can receive up to $4000 towards Cyber Brain Academy training and exam vouchers. Don’t miss your chance to become certified!

    Prevent cyber threats

    CompTIA PenTest+ validates the competencies required to identify, exploit, and manage vulnerabilities on a network.