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Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)

GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)

GPEN holders have demonstrated their ability to execute penetration-testing methodologies and properly conduct a penetration test, as well as best practice technical and non-technical techniques specific to conduct a penetration test. Professionals holding the GPEN are qualified for job duties involving assessing target networks and systems to find security vulnerabilities.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
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Skills

  • Auditing Passwords
  • Information Security
  • Malware
  • Network Security
  • Penetration Testing
  • Reconnaissance
  • Social Engineering
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Web Application Security
  • Wireless Security

What it takes to earn this badge

Standards

ANSI ISO/IEC 17024:2012 ANSI accreditation is generally recognized as the highest standard in personnel certification accreditation.