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OSCP Off Sec Certified Professional Penetration Testing with Kali Linux (PWK/PEN-200)

price $8,500
Jim O’Gorman
5 Days
Penetration Testing
Sat 18 Nov - Wed 22 Nov
price $8,500


The industry-leading Penetration Testing with Kali Linux (PWK/PEN-200) course introduces penetration testing methodologies, tools and techniques via hands-on experience and is self-paced. Learners who complete the course and pass the exam will earn the OffSec Certified Professional (OSCP) certification which requires holders to successfully attack and penetrate various live machines in a safe lab environment.

The OSCP is considered to be more technical than other ethical hacking certifications and is one of the few that requires evidence of practical penetration testing skills.

Detailed Description

Penetration Testing with Kali Linux (PWK) is an online pentesting course designed for security professionals and network administrators who want to take a serious and meaningful step into the world of professional penetration testing. This best-in-class training course introduces students to the latest ethical hacking tools and techniques, including remote, virtual penetration testing labs for practicing the course materials. 

PWK simulates a full penetration test from start to finish by immersing the student into a target-rich and vulnerable network environment. Students who pass the exam earn the industry-leading OSCP certification.


  • Learn how to become a penetration tester by using information-gathering techniques to identify and enumerate targets running various operating systems and services
  • Writing basic scripts and tools to aid in the penetration testing process
  • Analyzing, correcting, modifying, cross-compiling, and porting public exploit code
  • Conducting remote, local privilege escalation, and client-side attacks
  • Identifying and exploiting XSS, SQL injection, and file inclusion vulnerabilities in web applications
  • Leveraging tunneling techniques to pivot between networks
  • Creative problem-solving and lateral thinking skills

Agenda / Topics to be Covered

PEN-200 is a unique course that combines traditional course materials with hands-on simulations, using a virtual lab environment. The course covers the following topics.
View the full syllabus:

  • Penetration Testing with Kali Linux: General Course Introduction
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Effective Learning Strategies
  • Report Writing for Penetration Testers
  • Information Gathering
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Introduction to Web Applications
  • Common Web Application Attacks
  • SQL Injection Attacks
  • Client-Side Attacks
  • Locating Public Exploits
  • Fixing Exploits
  • Antivirus Evasion
  • Password Attacks
  • Windows Privilege Escalation
  • Linux Privilege Escalation
  • Advanced Tunneling
  • The Metasploit Framework
  • Active Directory Introduction and Enumeration
  • Attacking Active Directory Authentication
  • Lateral Movement in Active Directory
  • Assembling the Pieces
  • Trying Harder: The Labs

Target audience / Who should take this course

  • Infosec professionals transitioning into penetration testing
  • Pentesters seeking one of the best pentesting certifications
  • Those interested in pursuing a penetration tester career path
  • Security professionals
  • Network administrators
  • Other technology professionals

Student requirements [knowledge pre-requisites]:

All learners are required to have:

  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking
  • Reasonable Windows and Linux administration experience
  • Familiarity with basic Bash and/or Python scripting

What students should bring with them to the class: 

  •  Laptop

What students will be provided with onsite:  

  • Wi-Fi Internet

About the Exam 

  • The PEN-200 course and online lab prepare you for the OSCP penetration testing certification
  • 24-hour exam
  • Proctored