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Certified Penetration Tester

Penetration testing or pen testing refers to the assessment of computers, networks, and application security architecture to identify vulnerabilities that could be exploited by hackers. Penetration testing forms a crucial part of ethical hacking by enabling ethical hackers to find and assess the loopholes in the information security systems.

The certified Penetration Tester (CPT) course from RedTeam Hacker Academy is a comprehensive program that transforms cybersecurity aspirants into highly skilled penetration testers. CPT focuses on explaining the core fundamentals of cybersecurity and penetration testing techniques expertly that help ethical hackers locate weak security areas and post-exploitation impacts.

This all-round pen testing program devised by the industry’s leading security specialists demonstrates verified pen testing methodologies, standards, and mitigating techniques to address crucial security concerns of the organizations.

This career-focused training and certification course in penetration testing authenticates the practical know-how of candidates through an extensive certification exam offered by RedTeam Hacker Academy. Delivered by cybersecurity experts and equipped with the most recent tools, technologies, and best practices, the Certified Penetration Tester training ensures that the candidates get job-ready after the completion of this program.

Why Certified Penetration Tester

RTHA’s CPT is a comprehensive practical-based program that empowers ethical hackers and cybersecurity career seekers with an in-depth understanding of the network and cybersecurity fundamentals. CPT helps candidates to explore all avenues of penetration testing and gain a competitive edge in performing diverse security assessments seamlessly. 

Our CPT certification and training features:

  • Illustrating integral concepts in real-like environments
  • Delivering hand-on understanding of the new age penetration testing techniques
  • Helping candidates acquire across the board knowledge of implementing proven methodologies
  • Project-based learning with globally recognized credentials
  • Training security aspirants identify potential threats and security vulnerabilities efficiently
  • Training delivered by certified security specialists having enormous experience

This CPT training and certification course enables candidates to achieve proficiency in:

  • Understanding the essentials of computer networks and architecture 
  • Leveraging Linux for ethical hacking practices
  • Understanding Privacy and  anonymity
  • VPNS and packet routing 
  • Understanding  Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) 
  • Advanced protocol enumerations and scanning 
  • Identifying and assessing vulnerabilities 
  • Cracking passwords and secure access
  • Hacking organizational systems, networks, and applications
  • Evaluating post-exploitations
  • Inspecting packets precisely 
  • Performing active sniffing attacks
  • Evading intrusion detection system (IDS), intrusion prevention system (IPS), and Firewall 
  • Hacking with malware and deploying Metasploit
  • Performing Denial of Service (DOS) attacks 
  • Security Defenses
  • Hacking Human minds using technical social engineering methods.
  • Penetrating web application security
  • Testing and exploiting buffer overflows 
  • Exploiting security vulnerabilities in wireless technologies
  • Understanding diverse penetration testing standards and its implementations 
  • Learning foolproof techniques of penetration testing
  • Implementing the acquired pen testing understanding during the course
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Course Content

Networks, IoT and Cyber Security Essentials

Linux for Hackers

Anonymity and VPN

Open Source Intelligence

Art of Scanning and Protocol Enumerations

Vulnerability Assessment

Password Cracking

System Hacking and Post Exploitations

Deep Packet Inspection and Active Sniffing

IDS, IPS and Firewall Evasions

Malware and Metasploit

Denial of Service Attacks and Defences

Social Engineering Attacks

Web Application Penetration Testing

Buffer Overflow attacks

Wireless Penetration Testing

Penetration Testing Standards and Methodologies

Penetration Testing Project

Opportunities in Penetration Testing

After successful completion of CPT program, candidates are rewarded the credentials of 

Certified Penetration Tester

Penetration testing has been recognized as one of the most sought-after professions in cybersecurity. Immensely rising cyber threats and newer ways of security compromisation across the globe are everyday creating new opportunities. 

A report from Payscale reflects that a penetration tester earns an average salary of $84165.

Cybersecurity has always been a prime concern for organizations since the boundless use of internet-enabled devices. Companies strive hard to hire security workforce competent enough to safeguard their organizational security infrastructure and addressing continually evolving cyber threats is their biggest challenge. 

Various reports and surveys depict a huge skill gap in cybersecurity worldwide that needs to be addressed to safeguard data and information effectively. 

A survey conducted by the Centre for Strategic and International Studies reflects that 82% of employers admit a skill gap of efficient cybersecurity workforce and 71% of the survey takers agree that this skill shortage affects substantial damage to their businesses directly.

How can RedTeam secure your future?

Practical Hands-on Exposure
Ongoing Support using RT-FASTE
Industry-leading Curriculum
Certified and Experienced Trainers
100% Placement & Internship Assistance
World- Class Infrastructure
RedTeam Hacker Academy is the best institution for learning cybersecurity and networking. Faculties are very friendly and helpful and the way of teaching is very good. Study materials are very useful. It is a very good institute for building a good career route in cybersecurity. We can study and practice to defend against cyberattacks and security breaches. I will recommend RedTeam to those who are planning to build their career in cybersecurity and improve their knowledge.
Saneersha Hakkim
RedTeam Hacker Academy is the best institution for learning Networking and Cybersecurity. RedTeam is an authorized EC Council accredited institution. I joined in the RedTeam with very little knowledge about cybersecurity and completed CEH certification. The faculties are very experienced people they will teach from base to expert. And they are very friendly. RedTeam is organizing many technical events, I attended most of the events. These events helped me to learn lots of things about cybersecurity. I will recommend RedTeam to those who are planning to build a carrier in cybersecurity and also those who are planning to improve their knowledge in cybersecurity.
Mohammed Faiz P.T
Came here as a beginner with very little knowledge about cybersecurity. After a few months, as per my experience here, I highly recommend RTHA to anyone interested in the field of Cybersecurity.
Mohammed Arshad

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1. Basic understanding of cybersecurity aspects
2. Fundamental knowledge of ethical hacking

Advanced Diploma in Cyber Defense

Certified Bug Bounty Hunter

Certified Ethical Hacker v11

Certified IT Infrastructure & Cyber SOC Analyst

Career Opportunities After CPT are :

Penetration Tester

Security Auditor

Cybersecurity Analyst

Vulnerability Assessor

Information Security Manager

Web Application Penetration Tester


The blended training methodology coupled with practical hands-on experience with highly equipped classroom infrastructure and the best of internationally certified trainers makes us unique.

Calicut, Kochi, Mangalore, Kottakkal, and Trivandrum.


We designed courses that serve the ongoing demands in the industry. With our certifications, thousands of students reached their destinations in cybersecurity careers.

You just need to have knowledge of the general operations of computers. Once you finish the course, a lot of hands-on practice would make one a good Hacker. if you know the basics of computer networks. Else, we recommend you do the 6-day version, where the first day is spent in understanding the network and operating system fundamentals.

Definitely you can. We provide online training with flexible schedules.

The exponential convergence of Telecommunication made the industry verticles to shift the Human – Machine integrations and thus turned the threat landscape extended. There are unfilled openings in Health care, financial sectors like banks and other firms, manufacturing companies, aeronautical spaces, maritime industries, etc..