The course was designed by Nexusguard consultants who have years of experience in exploiting the loopholes of organizations and exposing the gaps that need to be remediated to avoid a compromise.

This course is intended for information security professionals who want to take a leap forward in their career and become a professional in Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT). The goal is to better position your InfoSec team to more effectively identify threats and bring back that knowledge to your organization.

Who should attend?

  • Security Analyst and Vulnerability Assessors

  • Security Researcher and Web Developer

  • Ethical hackers

  • Penetration testers

  • Cybersecurity professionals

  • Cybersecurity Managers

  • Information security manager


  • A minimum of 6 month experience in IT or security-related background

  • Basic knowledge in TCP/IP

  • Basic knowledge in web application technology

  • Basic knowledge in windows and linux commands

The Skills You’ll Gain

Penetration Testing Concepts and Methodologies

Here we talk about the need for VAPT and how it affects your business

Web Application Penetration Testing

You will gain technical skills in implementing VAPT on web applications

Network Penetration Testing

You will gain technical skills in implementing VAPT on your network and associated assets

DDoS Vulnerability and Penetration Testing

You will gain technical skills in implementing DDoS testing on your network and web applications

Upon Completion

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to put to use their newly found skills and knowledge in the field of VAPT. The student will also be provided with the Nexusguard Certified Pentester (NCP) certification which is highly demanded across the industry because of its real-life application. As a world class certification, the student can showcase their NCP as part of their curriculum vitae since its globally recognized by well-known accreditation bodies.

Course Structure

These 100 hours course is broken down into the following learning activities and assessments to validate the knowledge and practical skills acquired by the student, who makes the progress towards achieving the certification at the end of the course.

Curriculum Module

  • Penetration Testing Concepts
  • Penetration Testing Preparation
  • Penetration Testing Tools
  • Web Application Penetration Testing
  • Network Penetration Testing
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Threat Modeling
  • DDoS Vulnerability and Penetration Testing

Learning Assessment

  • Multiple choice questions
  • Online virtual labs hands on
  • Documentation report
  • Cyber drill - crisis simulation
  • Capture the flag challenge