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CompTIA PenTest+ Practice Tests: Exam PT0-001

Crystal Panek, Robb Tracy

ISBN: 978-1-119-54285-8 June 2019 416 Pages


The must-have test prep for the new CompTIA PenTest+ certification

CompTIA PenTest+ is an intermediate-level cybersecurity certification that assesses second-generation penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, and vulnerability-management skills. These cognitive and hands-on skills are required worldwide to responsibly perform assessments of IT systems, identify weaknesses, manage the vulnerabilities, and determine if existing cybersecurity practices deviate from accepted practices, configurations and policies.

  • Five unique 160-question practice tests
  • Tests cover the five CompTIA PenTest+ objective domains
  • Two additional 100-question practice exams
  • A total of 1000 practice test questions

This book helps you gain the confidence you need for taking the CompTIA PenTest+ Exam PT0-001. The practice test questions prepare you for test success.

Introduction xv

Chapter 1 Planning and Scoping Penetration Tests 1

Chapter 2 Information Gathering and Vulnerability Identification 41

Chapter 3 Attacks and Exploits 89

Chapter 4 Penetration Testing Tools 137

Chapter 5 Reporting and Communication 181

Chapter 6 Practice Exam 1 213

Chapter 7 Practice Exam 2 231

Appendix Answers and Explanations 251

Chapter 1: Planning and Scoping Penetration Tests 252

Chapter 2: Information Gathering and Vulnerability Identification 271

Chapter 3: Attacks and Exploits 289

Chapter 4: Penetration Testing Tools 309

Chapter 5: Reporting and Communication 323

Chapter 6: Practice Exam 1 336

Chapter 7: Practice Exam 2 348

Index 361 Sybex Online Test Prep & Certification Products