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CompTIA PenTest+ Skills Arriving at CBT Nuggets

September 11, 2019 at 10:29 pm

PenTest

As CyberSecurity grows in importance day after day for every major market segment, so does the critical component of penetration testing. CBT Nuggets, your quality leader in online, self-paced learning is responding with brand new CompTIA PenTest+ skills to prepare you for actual penetration testing assessments, as well as the official certification exam from CompTIA.

The CompTIA PenTest+ certification (EXAM CODE PT0-001) verifies that successful candidates have the knowledge and skills required to:

  • Plan and scope a successful assessment
  • Understand the many potential legal and compliance requirements
  • Perform vulnerability scanning
  • Perform penetration testing
  • Analyze data
  • Effectively report and communicate results

CBT Nuggets will be completing the skills required for PenTest+ in the order of the official objectives from CompTIA. These skills will start arriving in September of 2019 so you can begin your studies quickly!
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Meet Me at Microsoft Ignite 2019!

September 7, 2019 at 9:37 pm

Microsoft Ignite

November 4–8, 2019

Orange County Convention Center | Orlando, FL

Yep – I will be enjoying the Microsoft Ignite conference again this year, and I so very much hope to meet you there. I will have buckets and buckets (or blobs and blobs) of great CBT Nuggets swag at the event to hand out!

If you cannot make it (the event is presently wait-listed!), have no fear. I will be attending plenty of excellent sessions on Windows Server 2019, Windows 10, and Azure for you! Of course, I will be frantically note-taking in those sessions and throughout the conference.

Hope to see you there!

Latest CBT Nugget Skill in Development – Cisco VIRL!

August 29, 2019 at 6:56 pm

Cisco VIRL

As part of the exciting new Cisco Next Level Certifications prep for 2020, Chuck Keith, Keith Barker, Jeremy Cioara and myself have decided to begin with skills that walk you through the various hands-on lab options for Cisco students. As a result, we will have skills for you at CBT Nuggets covering Packet, Tracer, GNS3, and of course, Cisco VIRL.

I will have this skill complete and published on the site in the next week or so. Here is the current proposed Nugget lineup. Not seeing something you really want to be covered? No problem – let me know in the comments here!

Thanks for reading, and may all your VIRL emulations be bright!

Use Cisco VIRL 1.X for Hands-on Practice

  1. Why Use Cisco VIRL 1.X?
  2. VIRL Components and Setup Options 
  3. Installing Cisco VIRL in an OS
  4. Installing Cisco VIRL in ESXi
  5. Installing and Touring VM Maestro
  6. Configuring Devices “From Scratch” in VIRL
  7. Creating Auto Configured Emulations 
  8. Connecting VIRL to Real Gear and Networks 
  9. Troubleshooting Common VIRL Issues 
  10. Cisco VIRL – Final Thoughts