Python for Cybersecurity: Using Python for Cyber Offense and Defense (Paperback)

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Python for Cybersecurity: Using Python for Cyber Offense and Defense (Paperback)

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Discover an up-to-date and authoritative exploration of Python cybersecurity strategies

Python For Cybersecurity: Using Python for Cyber Offense and Defense delivers an intuitive and hands-on explanation of using Python for cybersecurity. It relies on the MITRE ATT&CK framework to structure its exploration of cyberattack techniques, attack defenses, and the key cybersecurity challenges facing network administrators and other stakeholders today.

Offering downloadable sample code, the book is written to help you discover how to use Python in a wide variety of cybersecurity situations, including:

  • Reconnaissance, resource development, initial access, and execution
  • Persistence, privilege escalation, defense evasion, and credential access
  • Discovery, lateral movement, collection, and command and control
  • Exfiltration and impact

Each chapter includes discussions of several techniques and sub-techniques that could be used to achieve an attacker's objectives in any of these use cases. The ideal resource for anyone with a professional or personal interest in cybersecurity, Python For Cybersecurity offers in-depth information about a wide variety of attacks and effective, Python-based defenses against them.

HOWARD E. POSTON III is a freelance consultant and content creator with a professional focus on blockchain and cybersecurity. He has over ten years' experience in programming with Python and has developed and taught over a dozen courses teaching cybersecurity. He is a sought-after speaker on blockchain and cybersecurity at international security conferences.
Product Details ISBN: 9781119850649
ISBN-10: 1119850649
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: March 22nd, 2022
Pages: 240
Language: English