GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
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This vendor-neutral Certification is Offered By:
SANS (System Administration, Networking, and Security) Institute
Bethesda, MD USA
Skill Level: Intermediate Status: Active
Low Cost: $999 (shortest track)
For individuals who have an understanding of web application exploits and penetration testing methodology.
You must pass 1 proctored exam ($999). Exams consist of 75 questions and have a 2-hour time limit. Passing score is 70.7%. Exams are administered at Kryterion test centers. Training is available but not required.
You must recertify every 4 years by meeting certification maintenance unit (CMU) requirements or by retaking the standard exam. CMUs can be earned by attending approved training or publishing a technical research paper. You must also pay a maintenance fee of $399.