• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course focuses on writing scripts for the Microsoft Windows operating system.  It covers fundamentals and syntax for automating administrative and security monitoring tasks.  The course will present the basics of Windows BATCH scripting syntax and structure, along with several Windows command line utilities to harness the powerful capabilities built into Windows.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand fundamentals of Windows BATCH scripting, including syntax and structure
  • Perform redirection, piping, standard input / output, error handling, conditional statements, jumps, and command line parameters
  • Apply built-in commands like net, netsh, xcopy, and findstr to perform more complex functions
  • Understand best practices for writing and debugging Windows scripts

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.