Scripting and automation are absolutely critical to many aspects of an attacker’s effectiveness, penetration tester or otherwise. Modern WAFs and “bot detections” often add a small layer of intelligence to their monitoring, attempting to determine whether or not an attack is being automated, and shut the bot/botnet down. This class will cover how common forms of WAF & bot detections work and how you can modify your scripting to fly under the radar.
Laptop & permission / ability to install software (i.e. Python, Webstorm or other IDE(if desired)) and create new network interfaces (VPN, etc).