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New Pentest+ Course for IT Instructors



Provo, UT – Ascend Education, is excited to announce the release of its latest course, the PenTest+ course. This comprehensive program is specifically tailored to individuals looking to build their resume, and to IT course instructors looking to equip their students with the knowledge and skills needed to administer penetration testing. This course is designed to prepare students for the CompTIA PenTest+ PT0-002 exam.

The PenTest+ course covers a wide array of topics, ensuring that students are well-prepared to enter the workplace:

  • Engagement Planning: Learn how to strategically plan and approach penetration testing engagements for maximum effectiveness.
  • Reconnaissance: Dive into the world of information and intelligence gathering techniques to assess potential targets.
  • Active Reconnaissance: Explore advanced reconnaissance methods to identify vulnerabilities in target systems.
  • Leveraging Target Information: Understand how to utilize gathered information to craft penetration testing strategies.
  • Exploiting Organizational Vulnerabilities: Learn how to identify and exploit vulnerabilities within an organization’s infrastructure.
  • Exploiting Network Vulnerabilities: Gain expertise in uncovering and exploiting network-based vulnerabilities.
  • Exploiting Applications: Discover techniques for finding and exploiting application-level vulnerabilities.
  • Host Exploitation: Learn how to successfully compromise target hosts
  • Engagement Follow-up: Understand the importance of post-engagement activities, including reporting and remediation recommendations.

By completing this course, students will enhance their penetration testing skill set, preparing them to obtain certification through the CompTIA PenTest+ exam and apply their knowledge to the workplace.

Ascend Education’s PenTest+ course was built by a team of experienced instructors and features: 

  • Hands-on labs with real-world scenarios
  • Instructional videos designed to keep students attention
  • Assessment questions to prepare students for exams
  • Up-to-date written content, making it an invaluable resource for IT educators

If you’re looking to integrate the Ascend Education PenTest+ courseware into your classroom, visit to learn more. If you’re looking to build your resume, enroll now at and level-up your career in IT.

About Ascend Education:

Ascend Education is a trusted online IT training provider, offering courses that empower individuals to excel in the ever-changing IT field. Committed to high-quality education, Ascend makes the lives of instructors easier, and helps students achieve their professional goals.

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Jake Slater

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