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Certified Penetration Testing Consultant

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The Certified Penetration Testing Consultant, C)PTE , course is designed for IT Security Professionals and IT Network Administrators who are interested in taking an in-depth look into specific penetration testing and techniques used against operating systems. This course will teach you the necessary skills to work with a penetration testing team, the exploitation process, and how to create a buffer overflow against programs running on Windows and Linux while subverting features such as DEP and ASLR.

The C)PTC is a part of this Role-Based Career Path

ROLE-BASED CERTIFICATIONS

Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking

INTERMEDIATE - 200 LEVEL

SPECIALIZATION - 300 LEVEL

ADVANCED - 400 LEVEL

and/or

C)PTC Key Course Information

Live Class Duration: 5 Days

Language: English

Class Formats:
*  Instructor-led

*  Self-Study

*  Live Virtual Training

Prerequisites:

*  Mile2 C)PEH and C)PTE or equivalent knowledge

* 2 years of experience in Networking Technologies

*  Sound knowledge of TCP/IP

* Computer hardware knowledge

Applicable Exams:

*  Mile2 C)PTC

CPEs:  40

C)PTC Modules

  • Module 1 – Penetration Testing Team Formation
  • Module 2 – NMAP Automation
  • Module 3 – Exploitation Process
  • Module 4 – Fuzzing with Spike
  • Module 5 – Simple Buffer Overflow
  • Module 6 – Stack Based Windows Buffer Overflow
  • Module 7 – Web Application Security and Exploitation
  • Module 8 – Linux Stack Smashing & Scanning
  • Module 9 – Linux Address Space Layout Randomization
  • Module 10 – Windows Exploit Protection
  • Module 11 – Getting AroundSEH ASLR
  • Module 12 – Penetration Testing Report Writing 

Who Should Attend

* IS Security Officers
* Cybersecurity  Managers/Administrators
* Penetration Testers
* Ethical Hackers
* Auditors

Accreditations

Upon Completion

Upon completion, the Certified Penetration Testing Consultant, C)PTC, candidate will have solid knowledge of testing and reporting proceedures which will prepare them for upper management roles within a cybersecurity system.  They will be able to competently take the C)PTC exam. 

Re-Certification Requirements

All  Mile2 certifications will be awarded a 3-year expiration date.

There are two requirements to maintain Mile2 certification: 

1)  Pass the most current version of the exam for your respective existing certification

2)  Earn 20 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) per year. You may submit your CEUs in your Mile2 inbox. These CEUs must fall under “Qualify Continuing Educational Activities).

Visit our certification renewal page for more information.

C)PTC Exam Information

The Certified Penetration Testing Consultant exam consists of two parts:

The first part is a completely hands-on penetration test in which the examinee will find specific flags and write a complete report.

The second part are the exams through the online Mile2’s Assessment and Certification System (“MACS”).  The examinee will take two exams. One is a few questions selecting the flags found during the hands-on exam and the second is an exam that will take 2 hours and consist of 100 multiple-choice questions.

The hands-on exam requires 4 of 5 systems to be exploited and the 2nd exam requires a 70% passing score. The online exams are accessible in your mile2.com account.


Purchase Options:

Course FAQ's

NO.  You do not have to purchase a course to purchase a certification exam.  

All of our courses can be taken independently.  In order to help guide our students on their cybersecurity career journey we have developed the Mile2 Certification Roadmap.

This helpful resource maps specific courses to Role-based career tracks.

There are over 30 Mile2 courses and certifications.  The courses follow Role-Based Career paths in the areas of Foundations, Management, Prevention, Recovery, and Auditing.

Please see our Certification Roadmap for full details.

All of our courses are available as Ultimate Self-Study Combos.  The purchase of these courses gives you access to all training videos, materials, exam preps, exam simulators, 1 exam and 1 free 2nd chance exam.  The only exception is Red Vs Blue as this course requires multiple participants and is available as a Live Class only.

You cannot transfer, share or give your self- study material to another person. The following is noted when you access your course material through your account. "Important Notice: By accessing the mile2® online course material, practice tests, exams, and related files, the student agrees to the following. I understand that my license to use mile2 electronic course materials is exclusively for my individual professional development. I will not transfer nor will I allow others to use the course materials or the test questions. I will not use any part of this material for teaching others nor will I incorporate it, nor allow it to be incorporated, in any other training materials or publications, electronic or print, without prior specific written consent of mile2®."

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