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Web Application Pen Testing with Python

by Peter Mosmans

When using tooling and scripting efficiently, one can improve the results of web application pentests. This course will teach you how to automate several web application steps using Python.

What you'll learn

Most web application pentests follow a similar pattern, using the same tools each time. In this course, Web Application Pen Testing with Python, you’ll learn to utilize Python in order to become a better pentester. First, you’ll explore how to choose the right library and the right tool for the job. Next, you’ll discover how to glue web application pentesting tools together. Finally, you’ll learn how to develop an extension for the famous Burp Suite intercepting proxy. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of automation and Python needed to enhance your web application pentesting coverage and increase your pentesting skills.

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About the author

Peter started out in the nineties as software engineer working on internet banking applications for various European financial institutions. After developing, he moved to the role of defending and designing systems and networks for high-availability websites. Since 2004 he started specializing in breaking: pentesting complex and feature-rich web applications. Currently he leads a global team of highly skilled penetration testers as lead pentester. He is a contributor to several open-source penet... more

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