CompTIA PenTest+: Analyzing Tool & Script Output

CompTIA PenTest+    |    Intermediate
  • 12 Videos | 1h 14m 4s
  • Includes Assessment
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Scripting languages can be used by penetration testers to help automate the execution of common tasks and increase the depth and scope of testing coverage. In this course, you'll learn the basic concepts of scripting and software development. Explore logic constructs concepts such as loops and conditionals, as well as the following operators; Boolean, string, and arithmetic. Discover other basic concepts of scripting including data structures, libraries, classes, procedures, and functions. You then explore how to analyze a script or code sample for use in a penetration test. Discover shells, programming languages, and exploit codes, and learn how to identify opportunities for automation. This course is one of a collection that helps prepare learners for the CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002) certification exam.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    recognize the basic concepts of logic constructs including loops, conditionals, Boolean operators, string operators, and arithmetic operators
    describe data structures including JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), key value, arrays, dictionaries, comma-separated values (CSV), lists, and trees
    recognize libraries penetration testers should know about
    describe key concepts of classes
    provide an overview of stored procedures
  • recognize the key characteristics of functions in scription
    differentiate between different shells such as bash and PowerShell
    provide an overview of programming languages including Python, ruby, and Perl
    describe steps used to analyze exploit code
    recognize opportunities for automation in testing processes and analysis
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

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