CompTIA PenTest+ certification validates that the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to plan and scope an assessment, understand legal and compliance requirements, perform vulnerability scanning and penetration testing, analyze data, and effectively report and communicate results. The CompTIA PenTest+ PT0-001 certification explains the importance of planning and key aspects of compliance-based assessments.
Exam related FAQs
|What are the prerequisites for this exam?||Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge. Minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security or related experience. While there is no required prerequisite, PenTest+ is intended to follow CompTIA Security+ or equivalent experience and has a technical, hands-on focus.|
|What is the exam registration fee?||USD 349|
|Where do I take the exam?|
|What is the format of the exam?||Performance-based and multiple choice|
|How many questions are asked in the exam?||The exam contains Maximum of 85 questions.|
|What is the duration of the exam?||165 minutes|
|What is the passing score?||750
(on a scale of 0-900)
|What is the exam's retake policy?||
In the event that you fail your first (1st) attempt to pass any CompTIA certification examination, CompTIA does not require any waiting period between the first (1st) and second (2nd) attempt to pass such examination. However, before your third (3rd) attempt or any subsequent attempt to pass such examination, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of your last attempt to pass such examination.
|What is the validity of the certification?||TBD - Usually three years after launch.|
|Where can I find more information about this exam?||To know more about the PT0-001, click here.|
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