Expanded Library

Python Functions and Libraries for Cybersecurity

by Mike Woolard

Python is a very powerful tool critical to the information security industry. This course will teach you the basic packages, libraries, functions, and methods that will be used in the rest of the information security python series.

What you'll learn

Python is a language that allows the information security workforce to be more productive than ever. In this course, Python Functions and Libraries for Cybersecurity, you’ll learn the core set of libraries and functions that will allow you to automate and customize tools to meet the need of your business. First, you’ll explore third party packages developed to solve specific needs important to the information security industry. Next, you’ll discover functions provided by those libraries that allow you to speed up the development process and turn around tools to serve the need of your business to better secure your infrastructure. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge needed to extend your python coding skills into the information security space.

About the author

Mike is an information security manager who has worked in the IT field for 17+ years. A broad background from helpdesk to sysadmin, system engineer, networking, DB and development work. Most of Mike's work now centers around pentests and risk assessments, but an integral part will always be awareness training. An active member in various local security groups, Mike volunteers, speaks, or attends various information security cons.

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