Top 5 Study Guides for Pentest + PT0-001

Top 5 Study Guides for Pentest + PT0-001

CompTIA PenTest+

The CompTIA PenTest+ certification validates skills in penetration testing. The topics covered are planning and scoping, penetration testing tools, attacks and exploits, and reporting. The CompTIA PenTest+ certification verifies that effective candidates have the knowledge and skills required to plan and scope an assessment, understand legal and compliance requirements, perform vulnerability scanning and penetration testing, analyze data, and effectively report and communicate results. This is not an entry-level exam. The recommended requirements for the exam are Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge. Minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security or similar experience. While there is no required prerequisite, PenTest+ is intended to follow CompTIA Security+ or equivalent experience and has a technical, hands-on focus. The exam cost is $349.00. You can learn more here

The Cyber Job Mentor has identified five guides that may help you study for the latest Pentest + PT0-001. Certifications can be a great way to enhance a career. They will not make you an expert but can give direction and confidence to practice more. Certifications can provide a great foundation for your professional knowledge base. The Cyber Job Mentor recommends these 5 books as a start to gaining the knowledge and skill necessary to pass the Pentest + PT0-001. These are affiliate links and proceeds go to the Cyber Job Mentor.

Remember to choose study material that matches your personal learning style. Look at samples where possible. I wish you well on your studies.

CompTIA PenTest+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide (Exam PT0-001) 1st Edition

by Raymond Nutti


CompTIA PenTest+ PT0-001 Cert Guide (Certification Guide) 1st Edition

by Omar Santos, Ron Taylor 

Pentest+: A Practitioners Study Guide (Cyber)

by Mr. David L Evenden

CompTIA Pentest+ Technology Workbook Paperback – September 12, 2019

by IP Specialist (Author)


2 thoughts on “Top 5 Study Guides for Pentest + PT0-001

  1. I’d say the all-in-one guide will be all that is needed. Pair that with some of the very affordable PenTest+ training videos on Udemy, and perhaps an Nmap course and you should be well prepared.

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