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Mile2 Certified Penetration Testing Engineer

About This Course

The vendor neutral Certified Penetration Testing Engineer (CPTE) certification course is built firmly upon proven, hands-on, Penetration Testing methodologies utilized by our international group of Penetration Testing consultants.  

The CPTE presents information based on the 5 Key Elements of Pen Testing; Information Gathering, Scanning, Enumeration, Exploitation and Reporting. The latest vulnerabilities will be discovered using these tried and true techniques. 

This course also enhances the business skills needed to identify protection opportunities, justify testing activities and optimize security controls to reduce risk associated to working with the internet. The student will be using the latest tools, such as Saint, Metasploit through Kali Linux and Microsoft PowerShell. Participants will learn to create their own assessment report and will be able to apply the knowledge immediately. 

Learning Objectives



  • A minimum of 12 months’ experience in the networking technologies 
  • Sound knowledge of TCP/IP 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft packages, Network+, Microsoft, and Security+ 
  • Basic knowledge of Linux is essential 

Target Audience

Pen Testers, Ethical Hackers, Network Auditors, Cyber Security Professionals, Vulnerability Assessors, Cyber Security Managers, and IS Managers 

Training Outline

  1. Course Overview 
  2. Business and Technical Logistics of Penetration Testing 
  3. Linux Fundamentals 
  4. Information Gathering 
  5. Detecting Live System 
  6. Enumeration 
  7. Vulnerability Assessments 
  8. Malware Goes UnderCover 
  9. Windows Hacking
  10. Hacking UNIX/Linux 
  11. Advanced Exploitation Techniques 
  12. Pen Testing Wireless Networks 
  13. Networks, Sniffing, IDS 
  14. Injecting the Database 
  15. Attacking Web Technologies 
  16. Project Documentation