• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this course, you will learn techniques for using Bash security settings, using quotation marks and double dash correctly in Bash, setting default file permissions, protecting temporary files, canonicalizing paths, preventing command injection, handling errors in Bash scripts, and using crontab.

Learning Objectives

On successful completion of this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Discuss techniques for handling errors and exceptions in shell scripts and interpreted languages
  • Identify common syntax pitfalls and dangerous functions to avoid (including eval)
  • Apply techniques for preventing or mitigating different vulnerabilities including different types of injection

Framework Connections

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.

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