The cloud offers many technologies that penetration testers must familiarize themselves with. Organizations worldwide are at risk of misusing these technologies and thus becoming vulnerable.
This Certification Programmes equip you with the knowledge and tools required to test core cloud services. Upon completion, you will be ready to deliver professional engagements against AWS, GCP and Azure.
MCSI Certifications are world-class. The content is cutting-edge, uniquely-designed, hands-on and challenging. Our exercises teach in-demand skills that are immediately applicable in the field. MCSI's unique approach helps students around the world advance their careers.
This Certification has no expiry date. It has no renewal fees, no hidden fees, and is accessible with no time limits.
MCSI Certified Cloud Penetration Tester:
Identify vulnerabilities in cloud services such as Cloud Formation, RDS instances, Azure AD, buckets, and lambda
Discover and enumerate vulnerable users and service accounts
Deliver post-exploitation attacks against AWS, Azure and GCP
Find the MCPT - Certified Cloud Penetration Tester, select `Buy` and proceed through the checkout process. You can purchase using a Credit Card or PayPal
Once you have enrolled in the MCPT - Certified Cloud Penetration Tester, the curriculum unlocks immediately
In the left-side menu of the platform, select `Training & Education` then `MCSI Curriculums`, and you will see the MCPT - Certified Cloud Penetration Tester listed
Terms and Conditions
No renewal fees
No hidden fees
No time limits
Proficiency in the English language
Ability to comfortably read and understand IT documentation written in English. Ideally, an IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6 (or equivalent).
Note: You can register for this course without having undertaken an English test.
At least two (2) years of experience working as a penetration tester delivering application and infrastructure assessments.
If you are new to the cloud then we strongly recommend that you complete our MCSF certification first.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the MCSI Method™?
Are solutions included in certifications and bundles?
No. Our method of teaching cyber security consists of challenging you with real-world problem statements that you're expected to research and solve by doing your own research. This is how you'll be expected to work in the field. When you fail an exercise, we provide you with constructive feedback to improve and try again.
Do the videos provides the answers to exercises?
No. The videos teach concepts, mindset, methodologies, procedures and professional skills such as report writing, interviewing and preparing proposals.
Do bundles, training content, or certificates ever expire? Am I expected to buy again in the future?
Once purchased, bundles and certificates are unlocked forever. They are no recurring or ongoing fees.
Do I need to buy the training and the certification separately?
No. The price provided covers both. You only pay once.
Do you offer any special offers and discounts?
If I can't solve the exercise where do I go for help?
We have an online forum where you can ask questions and our team of professional instructors will help you out.
An `Unofficial Curriculum` contains MCSI's practical exercises aligned to a non-MCSI Industry Certification syllabus.
We offer unofficial curriculums for the OSCP, ISACA CISA, ISACA CISM, ISACA CRISC, CCT ICE, CCSAS, CCT ACE.
Do you provide Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits?
Yes. Every single exercise offers CPE credits. The number of credits earned depends on the difficulty of the exercise completed. Below are the CPE Credits achieve for an exercise in each difficulty:
Novice exercises = 1 CPE credits
Advanced Beginner exercises = 2 CPE credits
Competent exercises = 5 CPE credits
Proficient exercises= 8 CPE credits
Beyond Proficient exercises = 16 CPE credits
Are MCSI courses/certifications recognized and have value outside of Australia?
Yes. MCSI certifications have value worldwide and are recognized by employers looking for individuals with practical cyber security skills.
MCSI's training is 100% practical with real cybersecurity problems designed to teach immediately applicable skills in the field. To solve our practical exercises, students must do their own research and develop their own solutions.
While completing exercises, students also develop their own comprehensive cybersecurity portfolio of skills. Individuals use this portfolio to demonstrate their cybersecurity competencies to solve real industry problems to future employers or hiring managers.
Do I need to complete an exam to receive MCSI Certification?
No. MCSI Certifications are completed by solving practical cybersecurity exercises.
This certification successfully prepares you for the following
Senior Penetration Tester
Vulnerability Assessment Analyst
Training Curriculum and Certifications
Students unlock Certificates of Completion for every exercise they complete. Industry Certifications are unlocked upon achieving Skills Proficiency Milestones.
Obtain CPE points by solving exercises
Achieve multiple certifications
Receive help from instructors online
MCSI's MCPT certification covers all six levels of the Australian Signals Directorate's Cyber Skills Framework. You will achieve a certificate upon reaching each level. You will earn an industry certification at Level 5. Click here to learn more.
As an MCSI Certified Cloud Penetration Tester you will be fully capable of performing the following:
IAM Accounts and Groups
IAM Accounts and Groups
IAM Accounts and Groups
Why MCSI’s Cloud Penetration Testing Certification is World Class
Comprehensive, Effective, Exceeds Standards
Holders of the MCPT Certification have completed 100 practical online exercises thus demonstrating that they have the skills and knowledge required to deliver cloud penetration tests. Students take an average of 6 months to complete these exercises.
Full Platform Coverage
Students who have obtained this Certification have demonstrated that can test cloud services hosted in Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Computing Services (GCP). This includes services such as buckets, Cloud Formations, CloudTrail, and ExpressRoute.
Process and Outcome Focused
This Certification teaches a formal process that delivers tangible and measurable outcomes in the field. Tools and techniques are augmented with structured ways of working that include planning, reporting, briefing, and developing reusable procedures, guidelines, and playbooks.