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    eLearnSecurity Junior Penetration Tester (eJPT)

    The eLearnSecurity Junior Penetration Tester certification demonstrates your newly learned cyber security skills. For IT professionals looking for meaningful jobs in the industry, the eJPT certification proves to employers that you have the prerequisite training as an early career cyber security professional.

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    The only entry level cyber security certification you need

    The eLearnSecurity Junior Penetration Tester (eJPT) is a 100% practical certification focused on penetration testing and the essentials of information security. By passing the exam, you can prove to employers that you have the skills necessary to serve as an entry level cyber security employee.

    ⁠How does the eJPT do this?
    ⁠Unlike early career exams which focus on multiple choice questions, the eJPT focuses on practical experiences. You'll be challenged to run a penetration test on a corporate network, modeled after real world scenarios you'll face as a practicing pentester. This provides a challenge second to none in the industry.

    eJPT for Teams
    Looking to ensure your team members understand the basics of offensive information security? The eJPT can provide you with the peace of mind to know your team members understand how to keep your infrastructure safe. Join the thousands of companies that employ eJPTs and get your teams certified today.

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    eJPT Learning Objectives

    The eJPT is a three day, 20 question exam, that focuses on challenging you to prove your skillset in penetration testing foundations including programming, networking vulnerabilities, web attack vectors, and a host of other entry level skills. Becoming a professional pentester requires proving your knowledge with real world experience, and our VPN lab environment allows you to prove that you know how to execute on a variety of penetration testing skillsets. Covering a host of skills which include entry level web penetration techniques, the eJPT provides you with the confidence and knowledge to begin training for more advanced penetration techniques and specialities.

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    Web Attack Vector

    Prove you understand the basics of HTTP(s) and the basics of exploitation utilizing Burp Suite. Move into SQL Injection, Google Hacking and Sqlmap usage.


    Gathering of Information

    Prove your understanding of open-source intelligence and enumeration utilizing industry standard tools.


    Scanning and Footprinting

    Prove your ability to map networks, scan ports and your understanding of Masscan usage.


    System Attacks

    Prove your practical knowledge of backdoors, password attacks and buffer overflow attacks.


    Networking Basics and Attacks

    Prove you understand the basics of networking and how they impact information security and then demonstrate your ability to run bruteforce attacks, null sessions, ARP, Metasploit, and Meterpreter.


    Basics of Programming

    Prove your practical knowledge in C++, Python, and Command Line scripting, utilizing our exclusive lab environment.

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    Penetration Testing Student

    For a novice, entering the information security field can be overwhelming. You may not know what the career paths are, and professionals tend to use a lot of industry jargon. Being an IT security professional means having a strong technical background and a deep understanding of the penetration testing process. The Penetration Testing Student Learning Path covers prerequisite topics introducing you to information security, programming, and pentesting. The learning path also prepares you for the eJPT exam and certification, as well as provides the information required to start your career into pentesting.

    Learning Path Difficultynovice
    78.4 hrs

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    How does the eJPT Stack Up?

    The eJPT challenges you to prove your skills with real world scenarios that demand you do work in platform, unheard of for an entry level certification.


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    The purpose of the exam and what you'll accomplish if you pass.
    Practical exam designed to use real world scenarios to prove pentesting knowledge.
    Core cybersecurity skills required by security and network administrators.
    Prove recall knowledge of commercial-grade hacking techniques through multiple choice questions.
    Penetration testing and vulnerability assessment
    Time Limit
    The amount of time you have to complete the certification exam.
    3 Days
    90 Minutes
    240 Minutes
    165 Minutes
    The number of questions required by the certification exam.
    Hands-on Labs
    Does the certification require hands-on labs to prove that you understand the concepts?
    Real World Scenarios
    Questions include real world scenarios with in-platform labs.
    The type of expertise required to complete this exam.
    Requirements to take the exam
    Knowledge of Networking, Linux, and Windows Fundamentals
    Entry-level cyber security
    Basic computer and IT knowledge.
    Network+, Security+ or equivalent with 3-4 years or experience.
    The amount you must pay to attempt the certification exam.
    $1,199 / $499 Per Retake
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