Professional Penetration Tester (PENT)

The Professional Penetration Tester(PENT) is an instructor-led cybersecurity course to equip students to learn professional penetration testing & vulnerability assessment skills by building lab networks to practice network and application enumeration scanning, exploitation, privilege escalation, and lateral movement skills.

  • Proficiency in Advanced Penetration Testing Techniques: Acquire skills in network and application enumeration, scanning, exploitation, privilege escalation, and lateral movement, enabling you to assess and secure systems effectively.
  • Mastery of Comprehensive Penetration Testing Methodology: Develop a solid understanding of the end-to-end penetration testing process, from pre-engagement interactions to post-engagement deliverables, ensuring thorough and systematic assessments.
  • Proficient Vulnerability Assessment: Acquire skills to conduct comprehensive vulnerability assessments using tools like Nessus, Nmap, and web application scanners. Identify and prioritize vulnerabilities based on severity, ensuring accurate identification for effective remediation.
  • Web Application Security Expertise: Gain hands-on experience identifying and securing web applications and APIs against common vulnerabilities, utilizing industry-standard tools like OWASP ZAP and Burp Suite, and comprehensive knowledge of web application security best practices.
  • Proficient Use of Exploitation Tools: Master the utilization of professional penetration testing tools, including the Metasploit Framework, Nessus, Nmap, Burp Suite, and other industry-leading tools, for efficient exploitation, payload delivery, and post-exploitation activities.
  • Privilege Escalation Proficiency: Learn advanced techniques to escalate privileges in Windows and Linux environments, enabling you to identify and exploit vulnerabilities that lead to elevated access privileges.
  • Mastering Active Directory Attacks: Develop expertise in Active Directory enumeration, vulnerability assessment, advanced strategies for lateral movement, persistence, and effective post-exploitation techniques within Active Directory environments.
  • Practical Experience in Real-World Penetration Testing: Gain hands-on experience through practical scenarios, exercises, and lab setups, including the creation and configuration of your vulnerable machines, allowing you to apply learned skills in real-world situations.
  • Effective Report Writing: Develop skills to create comprehensive and concise penetration testing reports, conveying findings, recommendations, and security posture clearly to clients and stakeholders. Enable informed decision-making and facilitate efficient remediation efforts.

By achieving these outcomes, students will possess the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in the field of penetration testing, effectively identifying vulnerabilities, and providing actionable recommendations for enhanced cybersecurity.

The Professional Penetration Tester(PENT) course offers comprehensive cybersecurity training, covering penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, and web application security. Students gain practical skills in network fundamentals, tool utilization, vulnerability scanning, web app security, and report writing. The course emphasizes hands-on experience and equips students to identify vulnerabilities and provide actionable recommendations for improved security.


The Professional Penetration Tester(PENT) course is a comprehensive and hands-on training program that equips students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in cybersecurity. Through a structured curriculum, students will explore various aspects of penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, and web application security. The course covers essential topics such as network fundamentals, penetration testing methodology, tool utilization (including Kali Linux, Metasploit Framework, Nessus, Nmap, and more), vulnerability scanning, web application security, privilege escalation, Active Directory attacks, and report writing. With a strong focus on practical experience, students will engage in lab setups, real-world scenarios, and building their vulnerable machines. By the end of the course, students will have acquired the expertise required to perform effective penetration testing, identify vulnerabilities, and provide actionable recommendations to enhance overall security posture.



Prerequisites: No prerequisites defined


  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • Practical Network Penetration Tester (PNPT)
  • eLearnSecurity Junior Penetration Tester (eJPT)

Course Features

  • Duration - 40 hours

  • Training delivered by Industry Experts

  • Modes of Training Available - Online Instructor Led Training

  • Practical real-world scenarios, enterprise grade attack & defense labs

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