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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Why Do I Work So Hard?

July 25, 2019 at 11:19 pm

This direct message via my Facebook account is certainly one of the reasons why!

“Hi Anthony,

I just wanted to thank you for the time and effort you put into your A+ course on cbtnuggets. I’ve always been great with computers, building, troubleshooting etc… However, doing well in school especially when it comes to testing was never my strong suit. I was never good at studying effectively and always felt lost and never knew where to start or how to hone in on the parts I needed to focus on.

There were lots of days I dreaded coming home telling my father my grades or how a big test went. It was never that I didn’t try, it’s just the studying/learning process in schools at the time never worked for me. Thus I started college but after one semester it was just the same struggles as high school, so I gave up on perusing a career in my passion. Until I just couldn’t stand doing what I was for a living anymore. I got sick of it and said screw it – I’m going for some certs til I get out of this job. I had tried in the past but I wasn’t looking for a boot camp, or a tech school with 10,000 dollars six-month training programs.

I found your courses, the way they were structured to break it down into manageable chunks, the flashcards! OMG, the flashcards. I have never used a flashcard system for more than 2 min in my life, but the fact that you can choose how often they cycle through for the ones you know vs don’t know was amazing!

Anyway long story short, I could barely even tell my Dad over the phone, due to the fact that I was crying about being able to tell him I did well and that I knew he would be proud of me, and that I not only just passed my 902, I passed with a 91% (824/900).

I’m 35 years old, and I never imagined other than maybe when my wife and I finally decide to have a kid, that I’d by crying conveying the good news to my father or mother.

Thank you so very much,
and I look forward to more certs in the future!”

– Brian L.



Windows 10 MD-101 Part 2 of 4 Releases on CBT Nuggets

June 1, 2019 at 3:32 pm

Recommended Approach to MD-100 and MD-101

Are you getting ready for the MD-100 and MD-101 exams? I highly recommend you study for both – and then take the exams back to back. There is plenty of carryover between the two exams just as we had in the last version of Windows 10 exams.

Windows 10: Manage and Protect

This latest part of MD-101 feautres fun looks at surrounding technologies like Windows Defender variations, Microsoft Azure Active Directory, and Microsoft Intune. You can find it here:

https://www.cbtnuggets.com/it-training/microsoft-windows-10-manage-protect-devices-md-101

Here is the Nugget lineup for this part.

1. Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection
2. Windows Defender Credential Guard
3. Windows Defender Exploit Guard
4. Windows Defender Application Control
5. Windows Defender Application Guard
6. Introducing Azure AD
7. Understanding Azure AD Terminology
8. Understanding Azure AD Licenses
9. Device Management in Azure AD
10. Planning your Azure AD Join
11. Creating a Custom Domain in Azure AD
12. Creating Azure AD Users and Groups
13. Performing an Azure AD Join
14. Planning for Device Intune Enrollment
15. Performing Intune Device Enrollment
16. Intune Inventory

Part 1 of MD-101

Remember, there is Part 1 of MD-101 available here:

https://www.cbtnuggets.com/it-training/microsoft-windows-10-deploy-update-operating-systems-md-101

For details regarding this part of MD-101, visit this post:

The First Section of MD-101 is Available!

MD-100 is Complete

MD-100 is complete and can be found here:

https://www.cbtnuggets.com/certification-playlist/Microsoft/5cb908479d9881120048bf86

I will have the final two parts of MD-101 done this month! Enjoy!

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