eCPPT Gold is the Certificate issued by eLearnSecurity to the penetration testers who will provide proof of their hands-on skills through a comprehensive and 100% practical exam.
The eCPPT designation stands for "eLearnSecurity Certified Professional Penetration Tester". eCPPT is a highly respected Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing Professional certification counting certified professional in all the five contintents.
Professional penetration testers are a critical component of any company's IT security plan. By auditing systems and helping their company find and fix weaknesses before hackers find them, professional penetration testers help safeguard billions of dollars worth of sensitive systems and data.
eLearnSecurity ensures that penetration testers, by obtaining the eCPPT Gold, can provide Employers and Clients with a proof of what they can do in practice, not just what they remember.
Here are some of the ways eLearnSecurity Certified Professional Penetration Tester (Gold) certification is different from conventional certification:
|Instead of putting you through a series of multiple-choice questions, you are expected to perform an actual penetration test on a corporate network. This penetration test is modeled after a real-world scenario.|
|Not only do you have to try different methodologies to conduct a thorough penetration test, you will also be asked to write a complete report as part of your evaluation. These are the same kinds of reports that will make you a valuable asset in the corporate sector.|
|Only individuals who provide proof of their findings in addition to writing a commercial-grade penetration testing report that correctly identifies the weaknesses in this "engagement" are awarded the eCPPT Certification.|
By obtaining the eCPPT Gold, your skills in the following areas will be assessed and certified:
|Penetration testing processes and methodologies|
|Vulnerability Assessment of Networks|
|Vulnerability Assessment of Web Applications|
|Advanced Exploitation with Metasploit|
|Performing Attacks in Pivoting|
|Web application Manual exploitation|
|Information Gathering and Reconnaissance|
|Scanning and Profiling the target|
|Privilege escalation and Persistence|
|Advanced Reporting skills and Remediation|
The candidate will be provided with a real world engagement within the renowned Hera Lab: the virtual labs in VPN powered by cutting edge virtualization technology where thousands penetration testers worldwide already practice different kinds of penetration testing techniques against real targets.
Once valid credentials have been provided for the certification platform, the candidate will be able to perform the tests from the comfort of their home or office.
An Internet connection and VPN software is necessary to carry out the exam
eLearnSecurity's eCPPT Gold is the only certification for Penetration testers that evaluates your abilities at attacking your target and providing thorough professional documentation and recommendation.