GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)

New threats arise daily – with the GPEN course you’ll learn to defend your business by developing the skills to locate and mitigate IT security vulnerabilities, before they can be exploited.

40 hours 0 Enrolled No ratings yet Intermediate

About The Course

The GIAC Penetration Tester certification validates a practitioner’s ability to properly conduct a penetration test, using best practice techniques and methodologies. GPEN certification holders have the knowledge and skills to conduct exploits and engage in detailed reconnaissance, as well as utilize a process-oriented approach to penetration testing projects.

  • Comprehensive Pen Test Planning, Scoping, and Recon
  • In-Depth Scanning and Exploitation, Post-Exploitation, and Pivoting
  • In-Depth Password Attacks

Course Objectives

  • Advanced Password Attacks
  • Attacking Password Hashes
  • Azure Applications and Attack Strategies
  • Azure Overview, Attacks, and AD Integration
  • Domain Escalation and Persistence Attacks
  • Escalation and Exploitation
  • Exploitation Fundamentals
  • Kerberos Attacks
  • Metasploit
  • Moving Files with Exploits
  • Password Attacks
  • Password Formats and Hashes
  • Penetration Test Planning
  • Penetration Testing with PowerShell and the Windows Command Line
  • Reconnaissance
  • Scanning and Host Discovery


  • Attendees are expected to have a working knowledge of TCP/IP and a basic knowledge of the Windows and Linux command lines before they come to class.
  • Programming knowledge is NOT required for the course.
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What's included

  • 40 Hours Training Course
  • Certificate
  • 6 Modules
  • 24/7 Support


  • Security personnel responsible for assessing networks and systems to find and remediate vulnerabilities
  • Penetration testers
  • Ethical hackers
  • Red Team members
  • Blue Team members
  • Defenders, auditors, and forensic specialists who want to better understand offensive tactics


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