Scripting languages like Python and Ruby can help a security professional extend available tools, like Metasploit, while also creating new tools that are custom designed for specific needs. This course covers several functional areas for developing scripts that will be beneficial for security professionals in multiple languages. A brief overview of scripting languages will provide a refresher for those with some scripting background.
- Develop scripts to perform network functions
- Identify requirements for a development project
- Organize a plan for completing a development project
- Develop scripts that interact with the operating system