Our Recommended Resources for the CompTIA PenTest+

These are the resources we recommend to prepare for and pass the CompTIA PenTest+ certification.

Be sure to also work through a sufficient number of practice exam questions and build plenty of hands-on experience when preparing for the PenTest+ exam.

Recommended Resource #1:

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

This book does have a few typos here and there (which is common in cyber textbooks), but author Ray Nutting does cover all of the topics you need to know for the exam. You can get this book from Amazon here. (By using this affiliate link, I may earn a small commission).


Recommended Resource #2: 

CompTIA PenTest+ Practice Tests: Exam PT0-001

For the PenTest+, you’re going to need hands-on experience with hacking tools and a review of lots of practice exam questions, which is what this book will do for you. You can get this book from Amazon here. (By using this affiliate link, I may earn a small commission).

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Matt Day

Matt Day

Matt Day is a cybersecurity professional with over twenty years of experience in the IT, cybersecurity and technology training fields. He has a degree in Computer Information Science and CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+, Server+, CySA+, and Cisco CCNA certifications. Matt is the author of the book CCENT Troubleshooting Guide.