eJPTv2 Certification is H ...
    28 November 22

    eJPTv2 Certification is Here!

    Posted byThe INE Team

    We’re excited to announce the eJPTv2, powered by Pentester Academy’s industry leading lab platform, is now available to the public! Buy eJPTv2 certification now.

    The Certification

    This browser-based, hands-on, exam mirrors real world junior penetration tasks using a methodological approach. Not only does our exam environment feature modern infrastructure, operating systems, and current versions of software, but it also uses innovative dynamic and static flagging technology to make each user’s testing experience unique.

    What’s the difference between eJPTv2 and eJPTv1?


    eLearnSecurity Junior Penetration Tester Version 2


    eLearnSecurity Junior Penetration Tester


    Practical exam designed to use real world scenarios to prove pentesting knowledge with updated techniques.

    Practical exam designed to use real world scenarios to prove pentesting knowledge.

    Time Limit

    2 days

    3 days




    Hands-on Labs

    Yes, Browser-based

    Yes, Open VPN

    Real World Scenarios







    Knowledge of networking, linux, and windows fundamentals.

    Knowledge of linux, python, and command line scripting.

    Grading Requiremnts 

    Must meet overall exam score minimum (70%) AND individual domain minimums in each section of the exam.

    Must meet overall exam score minimum.

    Buy eJPTv2 certification now!

    Learning Objectives

    The new eJPTv2 is a novice level certification which provides hands-on, real-world knowledge regarding how penetration tests are really conducted. Some objectives from the original eJPT have carried over into this updated version, but there are also several new objectives including:

    Assessment Methodologies (25%)

    Host and Network Penetration Testing (35%)

    Host and Network Auditing (25%)

    Web Application Penetration Testing (15%)

    The Training

    Instructors Alexis Ahmed and Josh Mason take students through a thoughtfully crafted certification learning path designed to test on every phase of the penetration life cycle from assessment methodologies, to host and network auditing, host and network penetration testing, and web application penetration testing. 

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    Be one of the first to access the eJPTv2 certification!

    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. What is the eLearnSecurity Junior Penetration Tester (eJPTv2)?

    The eLearnSecurity Jr. Penetration Tester v2 exam (eJPTv2) validates that the individual has the knowledge and skills required to fulfill a role as an entry-level penetration tester. This certification covers Assessment Methodologies and Enterprise Auditing with Host, Network, and Web Application Penetration Testing. This exam is designed to be the first milestone certification for someone with little to no experience in cybersecurity, simulating the skills utilized during a real-world engagement. This exam truly shows yourself and your employer that you have what it takes to be part of a winning penetration testing team.

    2. What if I’m more experienced but want to test my knowledge or understand the attack methodologies more fully?

    The eJPTv2 certification was created to develop and cultivate entry level to mid level cyber security professionals and is structured to enhance real-world understanding of red team methodologies. If you're an experienced professional, looking for the next tier of learning the eCPPTv2 is for you!

    3. What materials are available to prepare for the certification?

    The updated Penetration Testing Student learning path includes videos, quizzes, and dozens of interactive labs that are regularly updated to provide you with the most relevant training available in the market to give you truly hands-on skills.

    4. What type of questions are included in the exam?

    The eLearnSecurity Junior Penetration Tester certification features skill and ability based questions. Rather than questions designed to test how well you have memorized information, these questions assess your ability to actively perform the tasks and processes of a Junior Penetration Tester. This approach validates that you are unequivocally qualified to perform the duties of a Junior Penetration Tester and have the abilities to thrive in that environment.

    5. Once I purchase a voucher, how long do I have to use it?

    You will have 180 days to use your eJPT voucher following purchase. There are no refunds available upon expiration.

    6. What are the main differences between eJPTv1 and eJPT V2?

    There are a few key differences between V1 and V2 of the eJPT. First, the lab tasks in V2 of the eJPT have been updated to mirror the current tasks and responsibilities of a Junior Penetration Tester. Second, the lab environment on the exam has been updated so it's more relevant, realistic, and up to the expected complexity of a small business network. Third, several new career relevant objectives have been added to eJPTv2, focused on actual skills needed to enter the workforce as a penetration tester. Fourth, the course content associated with the eJPT is updated to cover new content, tools, etc. Finally, to preserve the integrity of the exam and create a unique user experience, we have implemented dynamic and static flags, making your testing experience unique to you!

    7. If I am already a holder of the eJPTv1 certification, will I need to get recertified?

    If you already have taken and passed the eJPTv1, you won't need to take eJPTv2 to keep that certification. You will permanently maintain your eJPTv1 credential regardless of the newest eJPT version being released. However, please note the eJPTv1 certification exam will be sunset three months after the release of eJPTv2.

    8. I have an existing eJPTv1 voucher, can I swap it for an eJPTv2 voucher?

    Yes! Eligible students can exchange their unredeemed eJPTv1 voucher for a new eJPTv2 voucher, free of charge. In order to swap their existing eJPTv1 voucher for an eJPTv2 voucher, the student must meet the requirements and fill out the eJPT Voucher Exchange registration form here.

    Get the penetration testing skills you need to begin your red team journey with our renowned eJPTv2 certification! Learn more about the certification here.

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