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
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.