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CompTIA PenTest+ Study Guide

By : Mike Chapple, David Seidl
Book Image

CompTIA PenTest+ Study Guide

By: Mike Chapple, David Seidl

Overview of this book

The CompTIA PenTest+ Study Guide: Exam PT0-001 offers comprehensive preparation for the newest intermediate cybersecurity certification exam. With expert coverage of Exam PT0-001 objectives, this book is your ideal companion throughout all stages of study; whether you’re just embarking on your certification journey or finalizing preparations for the big day, this invaluable resource helps you solidify your understanding of essential skills and concepts. The book shows how to perform security assessments on desktops, mobile devices, cloud, IoT, as well as industrial and embedded systems. You'll learn how to identify security weaknesses and manage system vulnerabilities. As you progress, you'll learn methods to ensure that existing cybersecurity practices, configurations, and policies conform with current best practices. You'll assess your knowledge by simulating cyber attacks to pinpoint security weaknesses in operating systems, networks, and applications. By the end of the book, you'll have all the resources you need to prepare for the exam - identify what you already know, learn what you don’t know, and face the exam with full confidence.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Free Chapter
About the Authors
Assessment Test
Answers to Assessment Test
End User License Agreement

About the Authors

imageMike Chapple, PhD, Security+, CISSP, CISA, PenTest+, CySA+, is an associate teaching professor of IT, analytics, and operations at the University of Notre Dame. He is also the academic director of the University's master's program in
business analytics.

Mike is a cybersecurity professional with over 20 years of experience in the field. Prior to his current role, Mike served as senior director for IT service delivery at Notre Dame, where he oversaw the University's cybersecurity program, cloud computing efforts, and other areas. Mike also previously served as chief information officer of Brand Institute and an information security researcher with the National Security Agency and the U.S. Air Force.

Mike is a frequent contributor to several magazines and websites and is the author or coauthor of more than 25 books, including CISSP Official (ISC)2 Study Guide, CISSP Official (ISC)2 Practice Tests, CompTIA CySA+ Study Guide: Exam CS0-001, and CompTIA...