Programming (part 1) Fundamentals for Pen Testers

Having a fundamental knowledge of programming is a critical element to becoming a successful penetration tester. It is not necessary to be fluent in multiple languages, but rather programming to the point where you can create scripts to change and create tools to make your job easier and more targeted is important. In other words, you don’t have to be a fully trained programmer, but you do need to have certain capabilities. Those capabilities are covered in a simple manner in this module, we cover topics that will get you where you need to be in order to fully advance your career in the field. In this programming module, we cover the following topics:
  • Bash scripting
  • Fundamental C language
  • If / then command
  • Network pings
  • Python for port scanning
  • Python import command
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