Content Areas Assessed & Domains

SANS Assessments are delivered through a web-based tool. There are 30 questions and users have 60 minutes to complete the Assessment. Online reports summarize each user’s results in detail. Penetration Testing Assessments are $150 each with a minimum purchase of 25 total assessments.
Penetration Testing Fundamentals

The individual understands the phases, process, and methodology of a penetration test, and the practical application of penetration testing techniques.

Cornerstone Penetration Testing

The individual demonstrates a solid grasp of common knowledge areas for penetration testers. The candidate will be familiar with common penetration testing tools, and can perform basic penetration testing tasks.

Advanced Penetration Testing Principles

The individual can demonstrate a progressive and compound of penetration testing methodology. The candidate can combine multiple knowledge areas to complete more complex tasks involving the analysis or exploitation of a target.