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CompTIA PenTest+ Study Guide

By Mike Chapple , David Seidl
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About this book
The CompTIA PenTest+ Study Guide: Exam PT0-001 offers comprehensive preparation for the newest intermediate cybersecurity certification exam. With expert coverage of Exam PT0-001 objectives, this book is your ideal companion throughout all stages of study; whether you’re just embarking on your certification journey or finalizing preparations for the big day, this invaluable resource helps you solidify your understanding of essential skills and concepts. The book shows how to perform security assessments on desktops, mobile devices, cloud, IoT, as well as industrial and embedded systems. You'll learn how to identify security weaknesses and manage system vulnerabilities. As you progress, you'll learn methods to ensure that existing cybersecurity practices, configurations, and policies conform with current best practices. You'll assess your knowledge by simulating cyber attacks to pinpoint security weaknesses in operating systems, networks, and applications. By the end of the book, you'll have all the resources you need to prepare for the exam - identify what you already know, learn what you don’t know, and face the exam with full confidence.
Publication date:
October 2018
Publisher
Packt
Pages
503
ISBN
9781119504221

 

Acknowledgments

Books like this involve work from many people, and as authors, we truly appreciate the hard work and dedication that the team at Wiley shows. We would especially like to thank Senior Acquisitions Editor Kenyon Brown. We have worked with Ken on multiple projects and consistently enjoy our work with him.

We also greatly appreciated the editing and production team for the book, including Jim Compton, our developmental editor, whose prompt and consistent oversight got this book out the door, and Christine O'Connor, our production editor, who guided us through layouts, formatting, and final cleanup to produce a great book. We'd also like to thank our technical editor, Jeff Parker, who provided us with thought-provoking questions and technical insight throughout the process. We would also like to thank the many behind-the-scenes contributors, including the graphics, production, and technical teams who make the book and companion materials into a finished product.

Our agent, Carole Jelen of Waterside Productions, continues to provide us with wonderful opportunities, advice, and assistance throughout our writing careers.

Finally, we would like to thank our families, friends, and significant others who support us through the late evenings, busy weekends, and long hours that a book like this requires to write, edit, and get to press.

About the Authors
  • Mike Chapple

    Mike Chapple, PhD, CISSP, Security+, CISA, CySA+ is Associate Teaching Professor of IT, Analytics and Operations at the University of Notre Dame. He is a leading expert on cybersecurity certification and runs CertMike.com. Mike is the author of more than 25 books including (ISC)2 CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional Official Study Guide,7th and 8th Editions. David Seidl, CISSP, GPEN, GCIH, CySA+ is the Senior Director for Campus Technology Services at the University of Notre Dame. During his IT career, he has served in a variety of technical and information security roles including leading Notre Dame's information security team as Notre Dame's Director of Information Security. David has taught college courses on information security, and writes books on information security and cyberwarfare.

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  • David Seidl

    David Seidl, CISSP, GPEN, GCIH, CySA+, Pentest+ is the vice president for information technology and is the CIO at Miami University of Ohio. During his IT career, he has served in a variety of technical and information security roles, including senior director for campus technology services at the University of Notre Dame and director of Notre Dame's information security. David has taught college courses on information security and writes books on information security and cyberwarfare.

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