CREST CRT Exam Preparation

The CRT course leads to the CREST Registered Penetration Tester (CRT) examination, which is recognized by the NCSC as providing the minimum standard for CHECK Team Member status and is designed to assess a candidate’s ability to carry out basic vulnerability assessment and penetration testing tasks.

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    Course Access: 1 Year, 100% online course, Instructor Email and One-To-One Online Support,24-hr remote access to a virtual lab, Mock tests, Student Community
    • £625.00 excl. VAT


Module 1: Core Technical Skills


  • Network Mapping and Target Identification
  • Interpreting Tool Output
  • OS Fingerprinting
  • Application Fingerprinting and Evaluating Unknown Services
  • File System Permissions

Module 2: Background Information gathering and Open Source


  • Domain Name Server (DNS)

Module 3: Networking Equipment


  • Management Protocols

Module 4: Microsoft Windows Security Assessment


  • Domain Reconnaissance and Active Directory
  • User Enumeration
  • Windows Vulnerabilities and Common Windows Applications

Module 5: UNIX Security Assessment


  • User Enumeration
  • UNIX Vulnerabilities
  • FTP
  • Sendmail/SMTP
  • Network File System (NFS)
  • R-Services
  • X11
  • RPC Services
  • SSH

Module 6: Web Technologies


  • Web Server Operation
  • Web Servers and Their Flaws
  • Web Protocols
  • Web Application Servers

Module 7: Web Testing Techniques


  • Web Site Structure Discovery
  • Cross Site Scripting Attacks
  • SQL Injection
  • Parameter Manipulation

Module 8: Databases


  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Oracle RDBMS
  • MySQL


Audience Profile

  • Penetration Tester
  • Ethical hackers
  • Red Team members
  • Vulnerability Tester
  • Security Analyst
  • Vulnerability Assessment Analyst
  • Network Security Operations


Successfully passed the CREST CPSA exam and minimum 2 years of penetration testing experience.

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