In this article, you can find answers to the following questions:
- What are the PWK support hours?
- What are the prerequisites for Penetration Testing with Kali Linux?
- Can I pause my lab time?
- How do I get CPE points for PWK?
- Do I need to hack every machine in the labs to take the exam?
- Is there a community platform for learners and alumni?
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Penetration Testing with Kali Linux is a foundational course, but still requires learners to have certain knowledge prior to attending the online class. A solid understanding of TCP/IP, networking, and reasonable Linux skills are required. Familiarity with Bash scripting along with basic Perl or Python is considered a plus.
No, once started, lab access can no not be paused for any reason. You can view additional details here.
If you have passed your OSCP exam, you may qualify for 40 CPE points, which you must submit yourself via the ISC² members site.
If you have not passed the exam or opted not to take it, you must submit 80% correct topic exercise solutions for each topic in your portal and request a formal completion letter by sending an email to "orders AT offsec DOT com".
No. The machines in the lab are there to give you as much experience as possible before you take the exam in order to better prepare you.
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