Lead Pen Test Professional training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to lead a professional penetration test by using a mix of practical techniques and management skills.
This course is designed by industry experts with in-depth experience in the Penetration Testing field. Unlike other trainings, this training course is focused specifically on the knowledge and skills needed by professionals looking to lead or take part in a penetration test. It drills down into the latest technical knowledge, tools and techniques in key areas including infrastructure, Web Application security, Mobile security and Social Engineering. In addition, this course concentrates on how to practically apply what is learned on current day-to-day penetration testing and does not expand on unrelated, dated or unnecessary theoretical concepts.
Along with the in-depth hands-on practical skills, this training course equips you with the management skills you need to lead a penetration test, taking into account business risks and key business issues. The individuals who complete the course have the right blend of the real business and technical competencies needed to be a respected, understood and professional penetration tester. On the last day of the training course, you will get to use the skills learned in a comprehensive capture and flag penetration testing exercises.
A fundamental understanding of Penetration Testing and comprehensive knowledge of Cybersecurity.
Introduction to Penetration Testing, ethics, planning and scoping
Technical foundation, knowledge and techniques (with practical exercises in all areas)
Conducting a Penetration Test (using tools and techniques) and reviewing testing areas
Analyzing results from testing, reporting and follow up
The “PECB Certified Lead Pen Test Professional” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:
After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credentials shown on the table below. You will receive a certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential. For more information about Pen Testing certifications and the PECB certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.
The requirements for PECB Pen Testing Professional Certifications are:
|Credential||Exam||Professional Experience||PTMS project experience||Other Requirements|
|PECB Certified Provisional Pen Test Professional||PECB Certified Lead Pen Test Professional exam or equivalent||None||None||Signing PECB Code of Ethics|
|PECB Certified Pen Test Professional||PECB Certified Pen Test Professional exam or equivalent||Two years of penetration testing and cybersecurity experience||Pen Testing activities: a total of 200 hours||Signing the PECB Code of Ethics|
|PECB Certified Lead Pen Test Professional||PECB Certified Lead Pen Test Professional exam or equivalent||Two years of penetration testing and cybersecurity experience||Pen Testing activities: a total of 300 hours||Signing the PECB Code of Ethics|
To be considered valid, these activities should follow best practices and include the following: