The eCPTX is a certification for individuals with highly technical understanding of networks, systems and web applications attacks. Everyone can attempt the certification exam, however here are the advised skills to possess for a successful outcome:

  • Understanding a letter of engagement and the basics related to a penetration testing engagement
  • Deep understanding of networking concepts
  • Knowledge of advanced penetration testing processes and methodologies
  • Good knowledge of network/traffic manipulation attacks
  • Good knowledge of pivoting and lateral movement techniques
  • Ability in performing advanced reconnaissance and enumeration
  • Manual web application security assessment and exploitation
  • Using Metasploit and Empire for complex and multi-step exploitation of different systems and OS's
  • Ability in performing post-exploitation techniques
  • Custom attack vector development skills
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