+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 3 First 12 3 Last
Results 26 to 50 of 70
  1. Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2017
    Location
    Washington
    Posts
    93

    Certifications
    OSCP, OSWP, GPEN, CEHv9, eJPT, A+, Security+, Linux+, CySA+, LPIC-1, CCENT, Linux Essentials
    #26
    Just signed up and taking it on the 13th. I'll let you guys know how it goes!
    Currently: eWPT
    Future: CCNA Cyber Ops, OSCE and PTX
    Other: Python and Powershell
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  2. SS -->
  3. Senior Member xxxkaliboyxxx's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2013
    Location
    Cyber, USA
    Posts
    442

    Certifications
    GCIH, C|EH, Sec+, eJPT, SCCC
    #27
    Signed up for the end of the month. I assume my studies for the GPEN will cover these domains.
    Studying: GPEN
    Reading
    : SANS SEC560
    Upcoming Exam: GPEN
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  4. Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2016
    Location
    OKC
    Posts
    99

    Certifications
    A+ CE, Security+ CE, GSEC, GCIH, GPEN
    #28
    I think I might do this as well. I was planning to do the CSA+ to renew my other CompTIA certs this year, but I guess I should do this first. I'm fresh off of passing my GPEN, so I think most of the knowledge should already be there... Just gotta pick a date.
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  5. Senior Member yoba222's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Posts
    544

    Certifications
    LFCS, GCIH, eJPT, CCNA, CAPM, Trifecta
    #29
    Okay, okay; I'm in. I wasn't going to do this one. I see Reddit just discovered this beta cert so might as well sign up before all 400 seats are claimed.

    Still mainly studying for CySA+ and going to concurrently read an older version of the GPEN books cover-to-cover one time through to prep for this. Scheduled for beginning of March.
    2018: CySA+ | PenTest+ | OSCP | CISA
    2019: CCNA Cyber Ops | CISSP
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  6. Scruffy-looking nerfherdr tedjames's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Location
    Surf City, TX
    Posts
    583

    Certifications
    SSCP, Security+, eJPT +4
    #30
    I downloaded the exam objectives today. There appears to be a lot of "Given a scenario" type requirements, like they did for the Cloud+ beta. Looks like it'll be a combination of multiple choice and performance-based questions. Looks like it covers a lot of ground. I wonder how much practical there'll really be.
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  7. Junior Member
    Join Date
    May 2016
    Posts
    19

    Certifications
    Security+, CFE, ACE
    #31
    I signed up for as late as the test center will let me, which is 4/20. I'm currently finishing up my last class for my Masters and studying for the CASP, so I'm going to be cutting it close since I'm not sure how much studying I will be able to do for the PenTest+. My last class is vulnerability management, so hopefully I'll retain some of that info.
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  8. Scruffy-looking nerfherdr tedjames's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Location
    Surf City, TX
    Posts
    583

    Certifications
    SSCP, Security+, eJPT +4
    #32
    Having just finished eJPT, I'm really tempted to sign up for this beta exam. However, I'm supposed to be using this time to get caught up on projects around the house that I neglected while preparing for eJPT. Do I really need Pentest+? Probably not. Argh! I could stand to live without a deadline for awhile. Must...resist...urge...to...test....again!
    Last edited by tedjames; 02-02-2018 at 12:18 AM.
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  9. Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2015
    Location
    Tampa, FL
    Posts
    296

    Certifications
    GPEN/GCIH/OSWP,CEH
    #33
    Just heard about this. I can't see it in the market out of DoD and like someone said, maybe some management positions.
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  10. Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2016
    Posts
    143

    Certifications
    C|EH, Security+, CCENT, CCNA R&S
    #34
    I noticed on CompTIA's website that pass/fail information won't be available until Summer of 2018, but a numbered score will be given at the end of the exam. Can we assume that the passing number will be 750 like the CySA+?
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  11. Senior Member yoba222's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Posts
    544

    Certifications
    LFCS, GCIH, eJPT, CCNA, CAPM, Trifecta
    #35
    Quote Originally Posted by atippett View Post
    I noticed on CompTIA's website that pass/fail information won't be available until Summer of 2018, but a numbered score will be given at the end of the exam. Can we assume that the passing number will be 750 like the CySA+?
    Take a look at the exam objectives pdf I posted earlier.

    On that note:
    "4.4: Given a scenario, analyze a basic script (limited to Bash, Python, Ruby, and PowerShell)"

    Overlooked that one the first time. Looks like programming is on the exam.
    2018: CySA+ | PenTest+ | OSCP | CISA
    2019: CCNA Cyber Ops | CISSP
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  12. Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Posts
    488
    #36
    Just got home from taking the beta. Obviously a multiple choice test will never outdo OSCP, but this one gets as close as it possibly can. Knowing the CEH material will not be enough to pass this, unless they make the cutting score incredibly low. There was a wide variety of technical topics, and you have to actually understand how the tools work to answer the questions. This test is going to make EC-Council irrelevant, which is amazing.



    Quote Originally Posted by atippett View Post
    I noticed on CompTIA's website that pass/fail information won't be available until Summer of 2018, but a numbered score will be given at the end of the exam. Can we assume that the passing number will be 750 like the CySA+?
    There is no numbered score given.
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  13. Senior Member shochan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2016
    Location
    AR
    Posts
    479

    Certifications
    A+, Network+, i-Net+, Server+, Security+, Cloud+, MCP 70-210, Novell CNA 5.0
    #37
    I signed up for late April, but for you TE folks that are certified PenTesters already, how did you prepare for OSCP/CEH/etc exams?

    Did you create a lab network at home, install several different OSes (XP/Vista/Server2003/200 on old systems or VMs, managed switches, 2nd router, web server (IIS & Apache), secondary WAP? I guess you would want to do this so you can test some of the tools that are on the exam, right??

    Cheers & Hi5!
    2018 goals -> Currently reading C|EH (Matt Walker), PenTest+ Beta (Apr), CCNA CyberOps (July Cohort 7), C|EH (Dec)
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  14. Member dizzy_kitty's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2016
    Location
    US
    Posts
    82

    Certifications
    Security+, CEH, PMP, ACP, CCNA, CTFL, Cloud+
    #38
    Quote Originally Posted by EnderWiggin View Post
    Just got home from taking the beta. Obviously a multiple choice test will never outdo OSCP, but this one gets as close as it possibly can. Knowing the CEH material will not be enough to pass this, unless they make the cutting score incredibly low. There was a wide variety of technical topics, and you have to actually understand how the tools work to answer the questions. This test is going to make EC-Council irrelevant, which is amazing.




    There is no numbered score given.


    Oh. From their PenTest+ page:

    Passing Score ​Pass/fail information will not be available until summer 2018; candidates will be notified. Only a numbered score is issued at the end of the beta exam. No exam objectives appear in beta exam results.


    Would've been nice to compare scores for the hell of it.
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  15. I drink and I know things Ertaz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Posts
    695

    Certifications
    CISSP, CSAE, CSAP, CASP, CSA+, GPEN, CCNA Cyber Ops, Security+, MCP
    #39
    Quote Originally Posted by dizzy_kitty View Post
    Oh. From their PenTest+ page:

    Passing Score ​Pass/fail information will not be available until summer 2018; candidates will be notified. Only a numbered score is issued at the end of the beta exam. No exam objectives appear in beta exam results.


    Would've been nice to compare scores for the hell of it.
    I'm going at the end of April. I can't wait to get my score. Should be fun.
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  16. Junior Member Registered Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    1

    Certifications
    CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+, MCTS:70-680, MCITP:EDST 7, CIW: Web Design Specialist
    #40
    Booked mine for March but will probably change that to April
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  17. Senior Member yoba222's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Posts
    544

    Certifications
    LFCS, GCIH, eJPT, CCNA, CAPM, Trifecta
    #41
    750 points seems like a safe guess to me.
    Attached Images Attached Images
    2018: CySA+ | PenTest+ | OSCP | CISA
    2019: CCNA Cyber Ops | CISSP
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  18. Senior Member boxerboy1168's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2017
    Posts
    329

    Certifications
    Network+, A+
    #42
    if it's anything like the other CompTIA test it's mostly theory and headaches with no real substance

    after I finish the required CompTIA test for WGU I will not be taking anymore soft skill test
    Currently enrolling into WGU's IT - Security Program. Working on LPIC (1,2,3) and CCNA (and S) as long term goals and preparing for the Security+ and A+ as short term goals.
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  19. Senior Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2016
    Location
    VA
    Posts
    562

    Certifications
    CISSP, PMP, CCNP, FITSP-M
    #43
    Quote Originally Posted by Ertaz View Post
    I'm going at the end of April. I can't wait to get my score. Should be fun.
    You late-March and April test-takers need to read closely:

    End Date: When 400 people have taken the beta or April 25, 2018.

    If you're planning on taking it in April, you have a pretty decent chance of having your testing fee refunded.
    2018: CCIE Written (R/S) (done - Jan), CCIE R/S
    2019: OSCP
    2020-1: MBA
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  20. Senior Member wd40's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Bahrain
    Posts
    925

    Certifications
    CISA, eJPT, CompTIA x 6, MCP, MCTS
    #44
    EANx, People don't like to pay for Beta exams, so I think the Beta will be available until April.
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  21. Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2015
    Location
    Monterrey, Mexico
    Posts
    44

    Certifications
    COBIT5 Foundation,CSA+,CSSLP, CISM, CISSP-ISSMP, CEH, ITILv3 Foundations
    #45
    Quote Originally Posted by EANx View Post
    You late-March and April test-takers need to read closely:

    End Date: When 400 people have taken the beta or April 25, 2018.

    If you're planning on taking it in April, you have a pretty decent chance of having your testing fee refunded.
    I read it that they close the sign up to the exam on April 25 or earlier if 400 people pony up their $50 dlls before the date.

    Cheers,
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  22. Senior Member stryder144's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Denver, CO
    Posts
    1,321

    Certifications
    CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+, Server+, Linux+, CySA+, & Cloud+; MCSA: Windows 7, ITIL F/CSI/OSA
    #46
    Quote Originally Posted by EANx View Post
    You late-March and April test-takers need to read closely:

    End Date: When 400 people have taken the beta or April 25, 2018.

    If you're planning on taking it in April, you have a pretty decent chance of having your testing fee refunded.
    I have heard the same thing. It seems that this may be one of their more popular beta exams.
    The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don't let them put you in that position. ~ Leo Buscaglia

    Connect With Me || My Blog Site || Follow Me
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  23. Member dizzy_kitty's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2016
    Location
    US
    Posts
    82

    Certifications
    Security+, CEH, PMP, ACP, CCNA, CTFL, Cloud+
    #47
    Quote Originally Posted by boxerboy1168 View Post
    if it's anything like the other CompTIA test it's mostly theory and headaches with no real substance

    after I finish the required CompTIA test for WGU I will not be taking anymore soft skill test

    What CompTIA soft skill test did you take?
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  24. Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Posts
    488
    #48
    Quote Originally Posted by boxerboy1168 View Post
    if it's anything like the other CompTIA test it's mostly theory and headaches with no real substance
    You would be wrong in that assumption.
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  25. Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2016
    Posts
    143

    Certifications
    C|EH, Security+, CCENT, CCNA R&S
    #49
    Quote Originally Posted by EnderWiggin View Post
    Just got home from taking the beta. Obviously a multiple choice test will never outdo OSCP, but this one gets as close as it possibly can. Knowing the CEH material will not be enough to pass this, unless they make the cutting score incredibly low. There was a wide variety of technical topics, and you have to actually understand how the tools work to answer the questions. This test is going to make EC-Council irrelevant, which is amazing.




    There is no numbered score given.
    Just got done taking the Beta exam as well. I will have to agree with you, this exam was difficult. Although I don’t have a pentesting background, I have defensive cyber ops experience and thought I was going to do better than I did. Like said before, you have to fully understand the tools and how they work. Better have some scripting knowledge too. The CEH will be irrelevant and worthless once this certification becomes active and gains popularity.
    Reply With Quote Quote  

  26. Member dizzy_kitty's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2016
    Location
    US
    Posts
    82

    Certifications
    Security+, CEH, PMP, ACP, CCNA, CTFL, Cloud+
    #50
    Quote Originally Posted by atippett View Post
    Just got done taking the Beta exam as well. I will have to agree with you, this exam was difficult. Although I don’t have a pentesting background, I have defensive cyber ops experience and thought I was going to do better than I did. Like said before, you have to fully understand the tools and how they work. Better have some scripting knowledge too. The CEH will be irrelevant and worthless once this certification becomes active and gains popularity.

    Interesting. Thanks for the feedback. Out of curiousity, does anyone know if you're allowed to purchase more than one beta exam if you don't feel like you did as well as you thought you did? Haven't taken mine yet but may ease the nerves.
    Reply With Quote Quote  

+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 3 First 12 3 Last

Social Networking & Bookmarks