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Security Task Automation with Python

by Laurentiu Raducu

This course will teach you how you can leverage Python programming language to automate repetitive security tasks.

What you'll learn

Python is a simple programming language and it really enables fast development. This makes it the perfect candidate for automating routine tasks. In this course, Security Task Automation with Python, you’ll learn to use Python to achieve a more robust security for your organization’s network or applications. First, you’ll explore how you can use Python to call different command line-based utilities, fetch their output, and consume it. Next, you’ll discover how to work with different types of serialized data, such as XML or JSON. Finally, you’ll learn how to launch requests to different types of web services, SOAP or REST. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Python needed to automate repetitive security-related tasks.

About the author

It all began in highschool, when Laurentiu first started his path in the computer science journey. Initially he started with C++, and fell in love quickly with the prospect of learning to develop software. Thanks to his passion for chess, his first computer program was a console-based ASCII chess game developed in C++. After a while, during university, Laurentiu started to experiment with other OOP programming languages, like Java, Kotlin or Python. He started to play with different tech stacks ... more

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