GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN) - Just 5 Days

Why

What do our customers say?

"Great teaching from skilled and experienced instructors."
Thomas Tronier-Rasmussen, DONG Energy Denmark - GIAC GICSP (5 days), 13/3/2017 to 17/3/2017

Four reasons why you should sit your GPEN course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be GPEN trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 5-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your GPEN course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass GPEN first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study GPEN with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 68.075 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

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What

On this accelerated Firebrand course, you'll learn how to assess target networks and systems to find security vulnerabilities and sit the exam to get GIAC GPEN certified in just five days. New threats arise daily – with the GPEN course you’ll learn to defend your business by developing the skills to locate and mitigate IT security vulnerabilities, before they can be exploited.

Attack is the best form of defence - with GPEN you'll learn how to protect your business and achieve one of the most recognised penetration testing certifications in just five days. You’ll study penetration testing methodologies, legal issues and how to correctly conduct a real penetration test.

Hack your own organisation with GPEN

As well as studying the best practice techniques specific to penetration testing, you’ll also learn:

  • How to perform password attacks
  • Limitations and benefits of command shell access
  • Exploitation fundamentals
  • Web application probing and attacks
  • Target & vulnerability scanning

This Firebrand course prepares you for the GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN) exam.

This course provides knowledge equivalent to the SANS SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking.

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Advanced Password Attacks

Use additional methods to attack password hashes and authenticate.

Attacking Password Hashes

Obtain and attack password hashes and other password representations.

Command Shell vs. Terminal Access

Learn the benefits, limitations, and distinguishing characteristics of command shell and terminal access.

Enumerating Users

Enumerate users through different methods.

Exploitation Fundamentals

Demonstrate the fundamental concepts associated with the exploitation phase of a pentest.

General Web Application Probing

Use tools and proxies to understand and exploit web application weaknesses.

Initial Target Scanning

Conduct port, operating system and service version scans and analyse the results.

Metasploit

Use and configure the Metasploit Framework at an intermediate level.

Moving Files with Exploits

Use exploits to move files between remote systems.

Password Attacks

Understand types of password attacks, formats, defenses, and the circumstances under which to use each password attack variation. You will be able to conduct password guessing attacks.

Pen-testing Foundations

Demonstrate the fundamental concepts associated with pen-testing.

Pen-testing Process

Utilise a process-oriented approach to pentesting and reporting.

Pen-Testing via the Command Line

Use advanced Windows command line skills during a pen test.

Reconnaissance

Understand the fundamental concepts of reconnaissance and will understand how to obtain basic, high level information about the target organisation and network, often considered information leakage, including but not limited to technical and non technical public contacts, IP address ranges, document formats, and supported systems.

Scanning for Targets

Use the appropriate technique to scan a network for potential targets.

Vulnerability Scanning

Conduct vulnerability scans and analyse the results.

Web Application Attacks

Utilise common web application attacks.

Wireless Crypto and Client Attacks

Utilise wireless cryptographic and client attacks including but not limited to hijacking and key attacks.

Wireless Fundamentals

Understand the fundamental concepts associated with wireless networks.

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This course will prepare you for the following exam. The exam fee is not included in the course price. If you wish to take the exam, we’ll provide instructions on how to register with GIAC.

  • GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
    • 115 questions
    • 3 hour time limit
    • 74% minimum passing score

You will be required to renew your GPEN certification every four years through Continuing Professional Experience (CPE) credits.

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Included:

  • Official Firebrand courseware

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 78 79 16 53.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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In order to be successful on this course, it is recommended you have:

  • basic computer networking and security principles
  • previous experience in setting up virtual machines
  • A basic understanding of Python and Powershell
  • basic Linux knowledge including:
    • directory transversal
    • file manipulation using utilities
    • how to find details of processes
    • how to find and change network settings
  • basic SQL knowledge
  • a working knowledge of how to set up and run Wireshark on a network

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call 78 79 16 53 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.

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Reviews

We've currently trained 68.075 students in 12 years. We asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently,
96,69% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:

"Fantastic course, presentation and delivery and great use of real life examples to help the learning process. Thank you!"
Cy Glaister, Self. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (12/3/2018 to 16/3/2018)

"Enjoyed the course very much, the trainers experience was wide ranging and comprehensive and was tapping into his knowledge and experience throughput the course, with some terrific examples of cyber security breaches and the damage it can cause."
A.P.. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (12/3/2018 to 16/3/2018)

"The instructor''s teaching techniques, real world examples and ability to share information were invaluable."
D.S.. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (12/3/2018 to 16/3/2018)

"The centre is very well equipped, with many courses going on at the same time but all independent. The shared meal-times and general communal facilities at Wyboston are great. The lecturer was well prepared, the course was well structured and the materials were good in support of the learning objectives."
Dave Pearson. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (30/10/2017 to 3/11/2017)

"Course was interactive, and beneficial with extensive content. Food was plentiful, good facilities with friendly staff."
Roman Hill, Fiserv . - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (4/9/2017 to 8/9/2017)

"Very impressed with the details of the course and thanks to the instructor for assisting us and guiding us through the course. "
Anjay Mandalia, WOODGROUP . - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (4/9/2017 to 8/9/2017)

"A very informative and enjoyable experience."
I.M.. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (4/9/2017 to 8/9/2017)

"5 Day GICSP is lead by an absolutely brilliant instructor. His wealth of knowledge is evident and his passion for the subject unmatched. He brought to life the training with real world scenarios and practical tips. I would strongly recommend this to any practitioner/aspiring professional within the ICS space."
L.S.. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (4/9/2017 to 8/9/2017)

"Great teaching from skilled and experienced instructors."
Thomas Tronier-Rasmussen, DONG Energy Denmark. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (13/3/2017 to 17/3/2017)

"Our instructor for GICSP was very knowledgeable and very experienced, and this experience added a lot of value to the training that we received at Wyboston Lakes. The venue itself is also very good and lends itself well to intensive training courses. By the end of the week, we had developed camaraderie among the class, and a high degree of confidence that we will be able to pass our certification exams in the near future."
Robert Barnes. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (13/3/2017 to 17/3/2017)

"Good knowledge and experience on Cyber Security for ICS."
Anonymous - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"Firebrand provided a first class course and testing centre and makes getting the certification very simple. Having both training and exam in a single centre was very helpful."
Anonymous - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"Perfect!"
Anonymous - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"Great course with big knowledge in a team of different experiences."
Anonymous - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"Our Trainer was extremely knowledgeable, helpful and very good at explaining things. Facilities and accommodation very good. No complaints especially as I passed."
D.H, Northumbrian Water Ltd. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (13/6/2016 to 17/6/2016)

"The real world experience from the instructor proves invaluable - a lot to learn not just about passing the exam"
Nicolas Goupil. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (13/6/2016 to 17/6/2016)

"This was my first experience with Firebrand and it went really well. The course was really intense and we were going through a lot. One thing, I would like to mention is that you should have a good and solid knowledge prior to taking this course, purely due to volume of material you have to go through. Facilities and Environment was really good. You have all the tools that you need to make it a successful training. Instructor was really knowledgeable and had lots of hands on experience. Definitely recommend to anyone."
D.I.. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (7/9/2015 to 11/9/2015)

"Firebrand Training is the best training centre ever! I have experienced extended help from my instructor when I decided not to sit for my exam due to a health problem, and was able to encourage me on when I should sit and pass my exam. Firebrand can help you to find the hiding talent you have."
Zaituni Mmari, eProcess international S.A (ECOBANK GROUP). - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (7/9/2015 to 11/9/2015)

"Excellent facility, instruction and accommodation. Felt well prepared for the exam although it is important to remember to attend to the pre-requisites before arriving. Thanks for an immersive and successful week."
T.R., E.ON UK. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (7/9/2015 to 11/9/2015)

"Great training facility and as long as you''re willing to put the work in, you will get value from any Firebrand course."
P.A, Chemring Technology Solutions. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (26/1/2015 to 30/1/2015)

"Excellent facilities and course diversity. Instructor was again excellent and the boot camp style of learning beneficial to my learning style."
E.B, Chemring Technology Solutions. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (26/1/2015 to 30/1/2015)

"Fantastic course, presentation and delivery and great use of real life examples to help the learning process. Thank you!"
Cy Glaister, Self. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (12/3/2018 to 16/3/2018)

"Enjoyed the course very much, the trainers experience was wide ranging and comprehensive and was tapping into his knowledge and experience throughput the course, with some terrific examples of cyber security breaches and the damage it can cause."
A.P.. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (12/3/2018 to 16/3/2018)

"The instructor''s teaching techniques, real world examples and ability to share information were invaluable."
D.S.. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (12/3/2018 to 16/3/2018)

"The centre is very well equipped, with many courses going on at the same time but all independent. The shared meal-times and general communal facilities at Wyboston are great. The lecturer was well prepared, the course was well structured and the materials were good in support of the learning objectives."
Dave Pearson. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (30/10/2017 to 3/11/2017)

"Course was interactive, and beneficial with extensive content. Food was plentiful, good facilities with friendly staff."
Roman Hill, Fiserv . - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (4/9/2017 to 8/9/2017)

"Very impressed with the details of the course and thanks to the instructor for assisting us and guiding us through the course. "
Anjay Mandalia, WOODGROUP . - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (4/9/2017 to 8/9/2017)

"A very informative and enjoyable experience."
I.M.. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (4/9/2017 to 8/9/2017)

"5 Day GICSP is lead by an absolutely brilliant instructor. His wealth of knowledge is evident and his passion for the subject unmatched. He brought to life the training with real world scenarios and practical tips. I would strongly recommend this to any practitioner/aspiring professional within the ICS space."
L.S.. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (4/9/2017 to 8/9/2017)

"Great teaching from skilled and experienced instructors."
Thomas Tronier-Rasmussen, DONG Energy Denmark. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (13/3/2017 to 17/3/2017)

"Our instructor for GICSP was very knowledgeable and very experienced, and this experience added a lot of value to the training that we received at Wyboston Lakes. The venue itself is also very good and lends itself well to intensive training courses. By the end of the week, we had developed camaraderie among the class, and a high degree of confidence that we will be able to pass our certification exams in the near future."
Robert Barnes. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (13/3/2017 to 17/3/2017)

"Good knowledge and experience on Cyber Security for ICS."
Anonymous - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"Firebrand provided a first class course and testing centre and makes getting the certification very simple. Having both training and exam in a single centre was very helpful."
Anonymous - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"Perfect!"
Anonymous - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"Great course with big knowledge in a team of different experiences."
Anonymous - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"Our Trainer was extremely knowledgeable, helpful and very good at explaining things. Facilities and accommodation very good. No complaints especially as I passed."
D.H, Northumbrian Water Ltd. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (13/6/2016 to 17/6/2016)

"The real world experience from the instructor proves invaluable - a lot to learn not just about passing the exam"
Nicolas Goupil. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (13/6/2016 to 17/6/2016)

"This was my first experience with Firebrand and it went really well. The course was really intense and we were going through a lot. One thing, I would like to mention is that you should have a good and solid knowledge prior to taking this course, purely due to volume of material you have to go through. Facilities and Environment was really good. You have all the tools that you need to make it a successful training. Instructor was really knowledgeable and had lots of hands on experience. Definitely recommend to anyone."
D.I.. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (7/9/2015 to 11/9/2015)

"Firebrand Training is the best training centre ever! I have experienced extended help from my instructor when I decided not to sit for my exam due to a health problem, and was able to encourage me on when I should sit and pass my exam. Firebrand can help you to find the hiding talent you have."
Zaituni Mmari, eProcess international S.A (ECOBANK GROUP). - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (7/9/2015 to 11/9/2015)

"Excellent facility, instruction and accommodation. Felt well prepared for the exam although it is important to remember to attend to the pre-requisites before arriving. Thanks for an immersive and successful week."
T.R., E.ON UK. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (7/9/2015 to 11/9/2015)

"Great training facility and as long as you''re willing to put the work in, you will get value from any Firebrand course."
P.A, Chemring Technology Solutions. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (26/1/2015 to 30/1/2015)

"Excellent facilities and course diversity. Instructor was again excellent and the boot camp style of learning beneficial to my learning style."
E.B, Chemring Technology Solutions. - GIAC GICSP (5 days) (26/1/2015 to 30/1/2015)

"I found it very helpful in making me focus on studying without to many distractions."
W.O.. - ITIL® Foundation - ITIL Kursus (2 days) (11/7/2016 to 12/7/2016)

"Great way of compressing and focusing your training efforts, in any organisation."
Olav Fahlander, SwCG, Swedish Consulting Group AB. - ITIL® Foundation - ITIL Kursus (2 days) (11/7/2016 to 12/7/2016)

"This is my 3 course with Firebrand and as usual it has fulfilled my expectations"
Caecilie Jensen, Morild Consult. - ISTQB Firebrands kursus i Advanced Test Manager (3 days)

"I dont think Ive learned this much in 5 days before, and Ive got tons of more information to dig into. This really is accelerated training. I really prefer this way of learning over the traditional, slow style of learning. It is really intense, but you also learn a lot - dont expect any lazyness here! Be rested before you arrive, theres a lot of information to take in. The Firebrand staff is very nice and accomodating."
E.Ø.. - EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) (5 days) (4/7/2016 to 8/7/2016)

"I was very satisfied with the experience which was both intensive and insightful"
Anonymous - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® (4 days) (4/7/2016 to 7/7/2016)

"Good structure and very focused training both from instructor side and student side. Intresting discussions and everyone was focused to the goal of the class.."
J.H.. - (ISC)2 CISSP (6 days)

"The on-site support by Firebrand was great, proactive and timely, and I did not miss anything. The training could proceed undisturbed. The course faciliator was great!"
Raits Misins. - (ISC)2 CISSP (6 days) (27/6/2016 to 3/7/2016)

"Really good training concept. The instructor was very skilled and the facilities were perfect for the purpose."
Anonymous - (ISC)2 CISSP (6 days) (27/6/2016 to 3/7/2016)

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