PenTest+ PT0-002


The CompTIA PenTest+ PT0-002 examination is a globally recognized certification tailored for cybersecurity professionals tasked with penetration testing and vulnerability management. This exam covers essential areas such as planning and scoping, information gathering and vulnerability identification, attacks and exploits, and reporting and communication.

Here's a breakdown of the main domains covered in the PT0-002 exam:

Planning and Scoping:

  • Understand the importance of planning for an engagement.
  • Differentiate between various types of penetration testing and assessments.
  • Understand the legal and compliance implications of penetration testing.
  • Information Gathering and Vulnerability Identification:

  • Conduct information gathering exercises to locate valuable information.
  • Perform vulnerability scans.
  • Analyze vulnerability scan results.
  • Attacks and Exploits:

  • Exploit network-based vulnerabilities.
  • Exploit wireless and RF-based vulnerabilities.
  • Exploit application-based vulnerabilities.
  • Perform post-exploitation techniques.
  • Penetration Testing Tools:

  • Use Nmap for conducting port scans.
  • Use Netcat for banner grabbing and transferring files.
  • Utilize various tools for password cracking.
  • Understand the use of various scripting languages.
  • Reporting and Communication:

  • Use report writing and handling best practices.
  • Understand post-report delivery activities.
  • Recommend mitigation strategies for discovered vulnerabilities.
  • Why Choose the PenTest+ PT0-002 Practice Test on Cybrary?

  • Complements Cybrary's Course: This practice test is the ideal companion to the [Offensive Penetration Testing]( course available on Cybrary, ensuring a comprehensive and well-rounded preparation approach.
  • Builds Confidence: The practice test is intended to help you build confidence by familiarizing yourself with the exam format and question types.
  • Comprehensive Content: With a plethora of practice questions, detailed answers, and a comprehensive set of flashcards, you'll have all the resources you need to grasp every aspect of the exam.
  • Outstanding Value: While similar practice tests typically come with a price tag of $149/test, Cybrary subscribers gain exclusive access to this valuable resource as part of their monthly subscription, delivering exceptional preparation value.
  • PenTest+ PT0-002 Exam Details

  • Number of Questions: 85 questions
  • Duration: 165 minutes
  • Passing Score: 750 out of 900
  • Languages: English, Japanese, Portuguese and Thai
  • Exam Format: Multiple-choice and performance-based questions.
  • PenTest+ PT0-002 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Q: How long is the certification valid for?
  • A: The PenTest+ certification is valid for three years. You can renew it by earning continuing education units (CEUs) or by taking a higher-level CompTIA exam.
  • Q: What are the prerequisites for this certification?
  • A: While there are no strict prerequisites, having foundational cybersecurity knowledge or holding certifications like CompTIA Security+ can be beneficial. It's also recommended to have hands-on experience in the cybersecurity field.
  • Q: How should I optimally prepare for the exam?
  • A: Utilize this practice test in conjunction with the Offensive Penetration Testing course on Cybrary. Additionally, review CompTIA's official study materials and engage in hands-on penetration testing tasks.
  • Q: How closely does this practice test mirror the actual exam?
  • A: This practice test closely emulates the format, difficulty, and content of the real exam, ensuring that you are thoroughly prepared for every aspect of the certification test.
  • Practice Test Specifications

    This Practice Test has a few options available to enhance your learning experience:
  • Customize your testing experience by configuring your practice test to suit your specific study needs. Select items by test objective, set study preferences and control how your answers are accessed.
  • Select preset tests. These tests are made to provide a testing experience similar to a real testing environment. They are timed and filter questions like the certification exam. This option will help you determine your readiness for the certification exam.
  • Flashcard review allows you to review concepts in a self-graded and unlimited environment. With hundreds of questions, these premade flashcards will help you understand concepts covered on the actual certification exam.
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    System Requirements


    Hardware and Software Minimum Requirements:

  • Processor: Min. 500MHz Processor, 128 MB RAM
  • Screen Resolution: Min. 1024x768
  • Note: Some courses may be better experienced by using a higher or lower screen resolution.


    Operating Systems:

    Supported System Platforms:
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2003 (SP2 or later)
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Mac OS X v 10.4 or higher
  • Supported Browsers:

  • Microsoft IE 7
  • Microsoft IE 8
  • Microsoft IE 9
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Safari
  • Note: The browser version you're running must support 128-bit encryption or secured pages will not display correctly.



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