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PenTest+ CompTIA Certification FAQs

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CompTIA’s PenTest+ certification certifies that IT professional has the knowledge and skills needed to plan and scope using updated techniques emphasizing governance, risk, and compliance.  Perform vulnerability scanning and passive/active reconnaissance, vulnerability management.  They will also have extensive approaches to expanded attack surfaces, researching social engineering techniques, perform network and wireless attacks. They will be able to report and communicate in an increased regulatory environment during the pen testing process by analyzing findings and recommending appropriate remediation within a report.

No, the PenTest+ is an intermediate level course.

No, The PenTest+ is an intermediate level course.

The PenTest+ covers all aspects of vulnerability management and has the most current penetration testing techniques against expanded attack surfaces.

Yes, the PenTest+ is the only certification with the latest penetration testing techniques and meets both ISO and DoD requirements.

Yes, the PenTest+ certification meets ISO 17024 standards and meets the DoD 8570.01-M requirements.

No, there are no prerequisites to take the PenTest+ training course.

With the PenTest+ certification, you can apply for jobs such as Penetration Tester, Security Consultant, Cloud Penetration Tester, Web App Penetration Tester, Cloud Security Specialist, Network & Security Specialist.

The average salary for a PenTest+ certified professional is $99,730.

There will be a total of 85 questions on the PenTest+ exam.

You will have a total of 165 minutes to complete the PenTest+ exam.

The minimum passing score on the PenTest+ exam is 750 out of 900 points.

The price of the PenTest+ exam is $381.

No, there are no eligibility requirements to take the Pentest+ exam.

You can take your PenTest+ exam at a local Pearson VUE testing center or online.

The Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a known as the largest vendor neutral certification program in the IT industry that offers education, training, and certifications. CompTIA has awarded more than 2.5 million certificates throughout the IT workforce.

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