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Certified Penetration Testing Professional (CPENT)

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5 Days

30 CPD hours

About this course

This course is intended for Ethical Hackers, Penetration Testers, Network Server Administrators, Firewall Administrators, Security Testers, System Administrators and Risk Assessment Professionals, Cybersecurity Forensic Analyst, Cyberthreat Analyst, Cloud Security, Analyst Information Security Consultant, Application Security Analyst, Cybersecurity Assurance Engineer, Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst, Technical Operations Network Engineer, Information Security Engineer, Network Security Penetration Tester, Network Security Engineer, Information Security Architect.


Upon successful completion of this course, students will master their Penetration Testing skills, perform the repeatable methodology, become committed to the code of ethics, and present analyzed results through structured reports. The main course outcomes include:
100% mapped with the NICE framework.
Maps to the job role of a Penetration Tester and security analyst, based on major job portals.
100% methodology-based Penetration Testing program.
Provides strong reporting writing guidance.
Blended with both manual and automated Penetration Testing approaches.
Gives a real-world experience through an Advanced Penetration Testing Range.
Designed based on the most common Penetration Testing services offered by the best service providers in the market.
Offers standard templates that can help during a Penetration test.


This is a multidisciplinary course with extensive hands-on training in a wide range of crucial skills, including advanced Windows attacks, Internet of Things (IoT) and Operational Technology (OT) systems, filtered network bypass techniques, exploit writing, single and double pivoting, advanced privilege escalation, and binary exploitation.

Course Outline
  • Introduction to Penetration Testing
  • Penetration Testing Scoping and Engagement
  • Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)
  • Social Engineering Penetration Testing
  • Network Penetration Testing External
  • Network Penetration Testing Internal
  • Network Penetration Testing - Perimeter Devices
  • Web Application Penetration Testing
  • Wireless Penetration Testing
  • IoT Penetration Testing
  • OT/SCADA Penetration Testing
  • Cloud Penetration Testing
  • Binary Analysis and Exploitation
  • Report Writing and Post-Testing Actions
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Certified Penetration Testing Professional (CPENT) training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the Certified Penetration Testing Professional (CPENT) course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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