• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this course, you will learn about the impact of incorrect script development or lax security measures. You will also learn about the most common scripting vulnerabilities, including cached secrets, a variety of injection vulnerabilities, weaknesses related to permissions and privileges, and types of denial of service issues that commonly affect scripts.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify major outcomes of vulnerable scripts
  • Identify common scripting vulnerabilities such as SQL injection
  • Identify security issues related to permissions and privileges
  • Describe the impact of different types of resource exhaustion

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.

Feedback

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