Key Certifications to Look for When Hiring Pentesters

AMMAR  BIN VAHAB

MAY 13, 2024

CompTIA PenTest+ 

CompTIA PenTest+ certifies skills in vulnerability management: plan testing, legal compliance, analyze results, and create remediation reports.

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EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker

EC-Council's Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certifies skills in ethical hacking, penetration testing, and cybersecurity defense strategies.

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Certified Penetration Tester (CPT)

Certified Penetration Tester (CPT) validates expertise in testing networks, identifying vulnerabilities, and strengthening cybersecurity defenses.

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Certified Expert Penetration Tester 

Certified Expert Penetration Tester (CEPT) demonstrates advanced skills in assessing security, exploiting vulnerabilities, and strengthening defenses.

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Certified Cloud Penetration Tester

Certified Cloud Penetration Tester (CCPT) validates expertise in assessing and securing cloud-based systems and applications against cyber threats.

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Certified Mobile and Web Application Penetration Tester

CMWAPT certifies skills in testing and securing mobile and web apps against cyber threats.

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Certified Red Team Operations Professional 

CRTOP demonstrates mastery in offensive security, simulating attacks to enhance organizational defenses effectively.

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EC-Council Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) Master

EC-Council Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) Master showcases elite skills in penetration testing and advanced security assessments.

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Global Information Assurance Certification Penetration Tester (GPEN) – 

GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN) certifies proficiency in assessing network security and exploiting vulnerabilities effectively.

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Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)

Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) signifies expertise in ethical hacking, penetration testing, and advanced cybersecurity techniques

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