CPENT – Certified Penetration Testing Professional

Course Overview

Our 5-day, instructor-led CPENT (Certified Penetration Testing Professional) training and certification boot camp in Washington, DC Metro, Tysons Corner, VA, Columbia, MD or Live Online is geared toward IT security professionals looking to executive penetration tests and gain hands on experience with labs that incorporate a live practice cyber range.

The CPENT is the next step after earning the Certified Ethical Hacker Certification. The CPENT is a pen test course that builds upon the knowledge of a CEH professional by further exploring the CEH modules and applying these subject areas to existing pen test methodologies.

It covers:

  • Advanced Windows Attacks
  • Attacking IoT Systems
  • Writing Exploits: Advanced Binary Exploitation
  • Bypassing a Filtered Network
  • Pentesting Operational Technology (OT)
  • Access Hidden Networks with Pivoting
  • Double Pivoting
  • Privilege Escalation
  • Evading Defense Mechanisms
  • Attack Automation with Scripts
  • Weaponize Your Exploits
  • Write Professional Reports


CPENT – Certified Penetration Testing Professional

10/18/21 - 10/18/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

10/18/21 - 10/22/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
12/13/21 - 12/17/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
12/13/21 - 12/17/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST


Course Outline

Introduction to Penetration Testing

Penetration Testing Scoping and Engagement

Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)

Social Engineering Penetration Testing

Network Penetration Testing – External

Network Penetration Testing– Internal

Network Penetration Testing – Perimeter Devices

Web Application Penetration Testing

Wireless Penetration Testing

IoT Penetration Testing

OT/SCADA Penetration Testing

Cloud Penetration Testing

Binary Analysis and Exploitation

Report Writing and Post Testing Actions

Exam Information

CPENT Certification Exam Details

Number of Questions: performance based

Test Duration: 24 hours (two 12 hour sessions, 1 PenTest report submission due within 7 days of session 2)

Test Format: performance based

Candidates can choose to take two 12 – hour sessions or one 24 – hour session.

Test Delivery: ECC EXAMPassing Score: 70%

Candidates who score 70% or more will earn the CPENT certification. Those who score 90% or more will earn the LPT Master credential.

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