The Penetration Testing Expert (PTE) is a accredited security credential that teaches information security professionals to conduct real-life penetration tests. This 40-hour training program which excludes 30 hours of hands-on self paced training, covers modern infrastructures, operating systems, and application environments, and teaches students how to document and write a penetration testing report. The program is designed to authenticate the practical know-how of candidates through an assignment-based evaluation and is delivered by cybersecurity experts with the most recent tools, technologies, and best practices to ensure that candidates are job-ready upon completion.

Topics Covered

  • Linux Fundamentals
  • Virtual Private Networks and Anonymity
  • Networks and Cybersecurity Essentials
  • 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

Looking for customized training for your employees in Cybersecurity?

We have flexible schedules for organizational training.

Course Details

Mode of Teaching Available

Classroom and Online, Private and Group teachings available.

Duration of Course

40 Hours Program. (5-6 Weeks)


Basic understanding of computer and networks.


Certificate is provided at the end of the program. Certificate is attested by KHDA, Government of Dubai Knowledge and Human Development Authority.