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Standards Mapping

for GIAC Python Coder


Standards in this Framework


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The candidate will be able to create and analyze simple control structures, including conditionals (if/else/elif) and for/while loops using Python.
  1. 2.4 For Loops
  2. 2.5 Turning Tracy Using Angles
  3. 2.14 Using i in For Loops
  4. 2.15 Extended Loop Control
  5. 2.16 If Statements
  6. 2.17 If/ Else Statements
  7. 2.18 While Loops
  8. 4.2 If Statements
  9. 5.1 While Loops
  10. 5.2 For Loops
  11. 5.3 Break and Continue
  12. 5.4 Nested Control Structures
  13. 7.4 Strings and For Loops
  14. 23.10 For Loops
  15. 23.11 If Statements
  16. 23.12 If/Else Statements
  17. 23.13 While Loops in Karel
  18. 23.14 Control Structures Example
The candidate will have a basic understanding of creating a Python executable for Windows clients with a focus on penetration testing. This includes an understanding of backdoor functionality, the conversion of a Python program to an executable file, and using Python to create an executable that will evade most modern anti-virus signatures.
The candidate will demonstrate the ability to use Python for various data analysis techniques including parsing binary data with the struct module, common file formats, log analysis and statistics with, counters and sets, long tail and short-tail analysis
The candidate will be able to create and manipulate variable types and data structures, including bytes, byte arrays, byte encoded unicode characters using UTF-8 and Latin-1, integers, Python 3 strings, sets and sequential data structures, including dictionaries, lists, and tuples.
The candidate will understand how to create a Python program to query databases using SQL libraries.
The candidate will have a basic understanding of Python exception handling capabilities, and how to build these into a program.
  1. 6.5 Exceptions
The candidate will be able to demonstrate an understanding of Python functions, classes, and object oriented programming.
  1. 2.8 Functions
  2. 2.10 Top Down Design
  3. 6.1 Functions
  4. 6.2 Functions and Parameters
  5. 6.3 Namespaces in Functions
  6. 6.4 Functions and Return Values
  7. 12.1 Classes and Objects
  8. 12.2 Methods
  9. 12.4 Operator Overloading
  10. 12.5 Class Variables vs. Instance Variables
  11. 12.6 Inheritance
  12. 12.7 Hidden Attributes
  13. 12.8 Namespaces
  14. 12.9 Modules
  15. 23.5 Functions in Karel
  16. 23.6 Top Down Design and Decomposition in Karel
The candidate will be able to implement TCP and UDP network based communications using Pythons socket module.
The candidate will understand how to use extended functionality of Python and Scapy to create, read, analyze, and manipulate captured network traffic.
The candidate will be able to implement the more fundamental elements of Python, including creating, debugging and executing a program, and user/file input and output.
  1. 2.12 User Input
  2. 3.3 User Input
  3. 23.15 Debugging Strategies
The candidate will have a basic understanding of regular expressions, and how to implement them in searches with Python.
The candidate will understand how to use Python as a "browser" to interact with URLs and websites, handle cookies, and manipulate or capture traffic