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CREST - CRT Certification (Registered Penetration Tester)

Duration

Duration:

Only 4 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

28/9/2020 (Monday)

Overview

On this accelerated 4-day CREST Registered Penetration Tester (CRT) course, you'll learn to carry out basic vulnerability assessment and penetration testing tasks. You'll use these skills to assess your systems, networks and applications for vulnerability to cyber-attacks - 20% faster than other training providers.

Your expert instructor will take you through various pen testing practical skills including:

  • Network Mapping and Target Identification
  • Application Fingerprinting and Evaluating Unknown Services
  • Web technologies - standard protocols and web server security flaws
  • Web Testing Techniques - cross site scriptin attacks and SQL injection
  • Windows and Unix Security Assessments - common vulnerabilities and domain reconnaissance

This accelerated CREST CRT training combines theory and practice with Firebrand's unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, accelerating your learning and equipping you with hands-on experience, which will allow you to put your new skills into practice as quickly as possible.

You'll also benefit from 24/7 lab access, which means you can test your pen testing skills whenever you want.

This course prepares you for the CREST Registered Tester (CRT) exam, where your knowledge will be assessed through a practical exam find known vulnerabilities across a common network, database and application technologies.

To gain CREST Registered Tester status, you must pass both the Crest Practitioner Security Analyst (CPSA) and CREST Registered Tester (CRT) exams. Don't pass the first time? Don't worry - you'll be covered by our Certification Guarantee.

If you're a systems administrator, incident handler or IT manager and want to expend your knowledge on Pen testing and Digital Forensics, this course is ideal for you. This course is also suitable for law enforcement officers and government departments wishing to expand their investigative skills.

If you're looking to get involved in penetration testing, attaining the CREST Registered Penetration Tester certification demonstrates you have the skills needed.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified in just 4 days. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 75924 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

Benefits

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam on the course and return home certified
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

Module 1: Core Technical Skills

  • Network Mapping & Target Identification
  • Interpreting Tool Output
  • OS Fingerprinting
  • Application Fingerprinting and Evaluating Unknown Services
  • File System Permissions

Module 2: Background Information Gathering & Open Source

  • Domain Name Server (DNS)

Module 3: Networking Equipment

  • Management Protocols

Module 4: Microsoft Windows Security Assessment

  • Domain Reconnaissance
  • User Enumeration
  • Active Directory
  • Windows Passwords
  • Windows Vulnerabilities
  • Common Windows Applications

Module 5: Unix Security Assessment

  • User Enumeration
  • Unix Vulnerabilities
  • FTP
  • Sendmail / SMTP
  • Network File System (NFS)
  • R* services
  • X11
  • RPC services
  • SSH

Module 6: Web Technologies

  • Web Servers & their Flaws
  • Web Protocols

Module 7: Web Testing Techniques

  • Web Site Structure Discovery
  • Cross Site Scripting Attacks
  • SQL Injection
  • Parameter Manipulation
  • Directory Traversal
  • File Uploads
  • Code Injection

Module 8: Databases

  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Oracle RDBMS
  • Web / App / Database Connectivity

Module 9: Preparation for CRT exam

  • CRT - Examination Guidance
  • CRT - Practice Exam Core Technical Skills

Exam Track

The CREST Registered Tester (CRT) exam is an open book exam divided into two parts:

  • A practical examination testing skills and knowledge needed to carry out effective security assessments
  • Multiple choice answers examining your technical knowledge

Exam Time: 2.5 hours in total.

Pass mark: You must achieve a score of 60% (at least 90 marks out of 150).

Structure:

The exam is split into 4 different set of questions:

  • Practical section relating to fundamental knowledge of IT Security Infrastructure
  • Windows Infrastructure Security Testing
  • Unix Infrastructure Security Testing
  • Application Security Testing

There are 5 possible answers for each question and only one correct answer.

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 CREST.

To achieve a CREST Registered Status, you must pass both the Crest Practitioner Security Analyst (CPSA) and CREST Registered Tester (CRT) exams.

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, you must have passed the CREST Practitioner Security Analyst (CPSA) exam.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

Reviews

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 75924 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.75% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.


"Fantastic instructor. Professional, enthusiastic, and knows the subject inside out. An absolute pleasure to learn from. "
J.M.J., Program Planning Professionals Ltd. (8/10/2018 (Monday) to 11/10/2018 (Thursday))

"The instructor we had was very knowledgeable and approachable and willing to delve further into detail (time permitting). Course content was very informative and additional reading material is very helpful so I know where to concentrate my efforts."
Philip Freeman, Xpertex. (8/10/2018 (Monday) to 11/10/2018 (Thursday))

"Excellent training - trainers and venue ideally setup to support your learning needs."
Chris Cobb, Xpertex ltd. (8/10/2018 (Monday) to 11/10/2018 (Thursday))

"Brilliant course which was very comprehensive. Long hours but instructor was also flexible and happy to adapt pace to needs of group/individual. "
J.T.. (20/8/2018 (Monday) to 23/8/2018 (Thursday))

"Excellent facilities and training structure. Long hours but worth investing the time."
William Davies. (20/8/2018 (Monday) to 23/8/2018 (Thursday))

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