CREST Registered Penetration Tester (CRT)

- Only 4 Days

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.

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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.

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Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be CRT certified in just 4 days. With us, you’ll be CRT trained in record time
  2. Our CRT course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass CRT 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
  4. 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
  5. You’ll learn CRT 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
  6. You’ll be studying CRT 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 72,589 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

See prices now to find out how much you could save when you train at twice the speed.

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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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

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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.

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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 +33 (0) 181 22 44 68.

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: GIAC, CREST 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 GIAC, CREST or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

See 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 - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +33 (0) 181 22 44 68 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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"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 to 11/10/2018)

"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 to 11/10/2018)

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

"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 to 23/8/2018)

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

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