The "Certified Penetration Tester" course is a comprehensive and hands-on program designed to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills required to identify and mitigate vulnerabilities in computer systems and networks. This intensive training delves deep into the world of penetration testing, covering a wide spectrum of topics, including network security, web application security, wireless security, and more. Participants will gain practical experience in conducting ethical hacking exercises, performing vulnerability assessments, and simulating cyberattacks in a controlled environment.


Throughout the course, students will master various penetration testing methodologies, tools, and techniques commonly employed by cybersecurity professionals to assess the security posture of organizations. They will learn to think and act like malicious hackers to uncover weaknesses in systems, applications, and network infrastructure. Additionally, students will gain insights into risk management, compliance, and reporting, enabling them to effectively communicate findings and recommendations to stakeholders.


The "Certified Penetration Tester" course is ideal for individuals aspiring to become skilled penetration testers, security analysts, or ethical hackers. Whether you are looking to enhance your cybersecurity career or reinforce your organization's defences against cyber threats, this course provides a comprehensive foundation and practical skills to excel in the dynamic field of penetration testing and ethical hacking. Upon successful completion, participants will receive a valuable certification, validating their expertise and readiness to tackle real-world cybersecurity challenges.


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Course Highlights

Vulnerability Assessment: Proficiency in identifying and assessing vulnerabilities in systems, applications, and networks.

Penetration Testing: Ability to conduct controlled, authorized, and thorough penetration tests to simulate real-world cyberattacks.

Ethical Hacking: Employing hacking techniques and methodologies with ethical and legal standards to uncover security weaknesses.

Exploitation Techniques: Knowledge of exploiting vulnerabilities to gain unauthorized access or control of target systems.

Network and Web Application Testing: Conducting assessments of network security, as well as testing web applications for vulnerabilities like SQL injection and cross-site scripting.

Social Engineering: Understanding and simulating social engineering attacks to assess an organization's vulnerability to manipulation by attackers.

Report Generation: Creating detailed reports that outline vulnerabilities, potential risks, and recommendations for mitigation.

Compliance and Standards: Adhering to industry standards and compliance regulations while conducting penetration tests, ensuring ethical and legal practices.

Security Tools and Frameworks: Proficiency in using a wide range of security tools, including Metasploit, Wireshark, and various scripting languages for testing.

Continuous Learning: Staying up-to-date with evolving cyber threats and security trends to adapt testing methodologies and strategies effectively.


After you complete the course with Skillfloor, you will receive a certification SkillFloor proudly collaborates with IIFIS, a renowned cybersecurity certification body, to offer the Certified Penetration Tester certification. This program equips professionals with advanced skills in ethical hacking and penetration testing, ensuring they can identify and mitigate vulnerabilities effectively. Elevate your cybersecurity career with this prestigious certification.



Top 10 Reasons For Choosing this Course

Comprehensive Skillset: Gain a comprehensive skillset in ethical hacking and penetration testing, covering a wide range of cybersecurity techniques and tools.

Industry-Recognized Certification: Earn a globally recognized certification that validates your expertise in identifying and addressing vulnerabilities in systems and networks.

Career Advancement: Enhance your career prospects in the cybersecurity field, as certified penetration testers are in high demand by organizations worldwide.

Hands-On Experience: Acquire practical, hands-on experience through real-world scenarios and simulated environments, preparing you for real cybersecurity challenges.

Effective Risk Mitigation: Learn how to proactively identify security weaknesses, allowing you to mitigate risks and prevent potential cyberattacks.

Increased Earning Potential: Certified professionals often command higher salaries, making it a lucrative investment in your future.

Ethical Hacking Skills: Develop ethical hacking skills that can be applied to secure networks, applications, and data, thereby contributing to a safer digital landscape.

Continuous Learning: Stay updated with the latest cybersecurity threats and trends, ensuring your knowledge remains relevant and current.

Industry Respect: Earn the respect of your peers and employers by demonstrating your commitment to cybersecurity excellence.

Personal Satisfaction: Achieve personal satisfaction in knowing that you play a critical role in protecting digital assets and maintaining the integrity of information systems.

Course Curriculum

  •  The role of a penetration tester
     Types of penetration testing
     Legal and ethical considerations
     Methodology and tools

  •  Scope definition and documentation
     Risk analysis and vulnerability assessment
     Threat modeling and attack simulation
     Rules of engagement and scope limitation

  •  Passive and active reconnaissance techniques
     Footprinting and profiling
     Social engineering
     Open source intelligence (OSINT) gathering

  •  Network and web application scanning
     Fuzzing and vulnerability scanning
     Exploit framework and payloads
     Privilege escalation and persistence techniques

  •  Access and data exfiltration
     Traffic interception and injection
     Backdoor implantation
     Covering tracks and maintaining access

  •  Documentation and reporting
     Executive summary and technical report
     Communication skills and client interaction
     Followup and remediation guidance

  •  Legal issues and compliance
     Industry standards and frameworks
     Data privacy and protection
     Incident response and breach management

  •  Mobile application testing
     Cloud security and containerization
     Internet of things (IoT) security
     Red teaming and adversary simulation

  •  Penetration testing scenarios and challenges
     Mock assessments and real-world simulations
     Vulnerability exploitation and mitigation
     Tool and technique demonstrations

  •  Certification exam preparation and resources
     Career paths and opportunities
     Continuing education and Professional development
     Community and Networking resources

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