The Best Study Resources for the CompTIA PenTest+

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Because the PenTest+ is a newer certification, there aren’t as many resources on the market yet as for other more established certifications.  Regardless, these are the resources we’ve found to be the most helpful when it comes to preparing for and passing CompTIA’s PenTest+ certification.  They are very solid and will help you on your way to becoming PenTest+ certified.

These are the Top Video Courses Available for the PenTest+

These are the best CompTIA PenTest+ video courses that we’ve found after reviewing lots of options.  Consider focusing your study efforts on these resources as they are solid learning tools for your PenTest+ study.

Recommended Video Course #1:  Jason Dion’s CompTIA PenTest+ (Ethical Hacking) Course and Practice Exam.  Jason’s course covers all of the exam objectives clearly and includes practice exam questions with his course.  His videos are pretty high quality as well. You can get access to Jason’s content at Udemy, or through a subscription to O’Reilly.

Recommended Video Course #2:  Total Seminar’s Ethical Hacking and CompTIA PenTest+ Exam Prep.  This course, developed by Mike Meyers’ Total Seminars, is high quality and easy to follow.  Delivered by Michael Solomon, this course covers all of the exam objectives on the PenTest+ exam.  You can get access to this course at Udemy or through a subscription to O’Reilly.

These are the Top Books Available for the PenTest+

These are the best printed resources available that we’ve found for the CompTIA PenTest+.  

Recommended Book # 1: CompTIA PenTest+ Certification Bundle.  This book bundle contains both the all in one exam guide and the practice exams.  Together, this is going to get you pretty close to ready to take the certification exam.  You can get this book bundle at Amazon here.  (By using this affiliate link, I may earn a small commission.)

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 holds CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+, CySA+, and Cisco CCNA certifications. Matt is the author of the book CCENT Troubleshooting Guide.