Python for Network Defenders

This course was created for novice programmers or those new to Python and designed for a very hands-on instructional experience. You will learn the foundations of Python, including modules, classes, functions, object types, numeric types, strings, lists and dictionaries, statements, and more. The objective of this course is to equip you with skills you can immediately leverage to build powerful Python scripts. This course is a great starting point for security analysts seeking to automate repetitive or complex analytic tasks.

Length: 5 Days

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Our training doesn’t consist of a set of video lectures followed by unguided work assignments, as is the case with all other Python for Network Defenders training programs.

Instead, our proprietary Artificial Intelligence-based training platform delivers you bite-sized knowledge that is immediately followed by hands-on exercises, during which the platform watches your every step and helps you with contextual help, hints, and templates, as needed; and you have a personal tutor and coach who help you every step of the way.

Learning Objectives

  • After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Understand the foundational concepts of scripting and the Python language
    • Use control statements, branching, and looping to establish flow in a script
    • Employ modules and libraries to optimize code writing
    • Ingest and analyze file inputs using input/output libraries and regular expressions
    • Handle errors and exceptions gracefully
    • Create simple graphical user interfaces
    • Use simple networking functions such as creating sockets and sending email programmatically


    • A broad understanding of computer systems
    • Knowledge of networking fundamentals and the TCP/IP protocol suite
    • No previous programming experience is required

    Capstone Exercise

    A programming assignment that includes the use of data structures, file and user I/O, condition/branching statements, functions and exception handling. 

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