Penetration Tester Certifications

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Which are the most popular Penetration Testing certification that companies give importance to?
Jan 2, 2019 in Career Counselling by Vidhyut
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It depends on what the company is looking for. Different companies hire Penetration Testers for different domains to be specialized in. Nevertheless, here the some most popular certifications:

  • CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker
  • CPT: Certified Penetration Tester
  • CEPT: Certified Expert Penetration Tester
  • GPEN: GIAC Certified Penetration Tester
  • OSCP: Offensive Security Certified Professional
  • CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  • GCIH: GIAC Certified Incident Handler
  • GCFE: GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner
  • GCFA: GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst
  • CCFE: Certified Computer Forensics Examiner
  • CREA: Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst
answered Jan 2, 2019 by Neeraj
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Hey Vidhyut, these are some of the updated Penetration Testing Certifications which are of great importance:

  1. EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

  2. EC-Council Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) Master

  3. IACRB (Information Assurance Certification Review Board) Certified Penetration Tester (CPT)

  4. Certified Expert Penetration Tester (CEPT)

  5. Certified Mobile and Web Application Penetration Tester (CMWAPT)

  6. Certified Red Team Operations Professional (CRTOP)

  7. CompTIA PenTest+

  8. Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Penetration Tester (GPEN)

  9. GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester (GXPN)

  10. Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)

answered Jun 11, 2019 by Farhan

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