Python for Penetration Tester

Python for Penetration Testing

Learn Python for penetration testing, from Indian Institute of Cyber Security, that too without burning a hole in your pocket! Penetration testing is an attempt to assess the security of an IT infrastructure by simulating a cyber-attack on a computer system in order to exploit vulnerabilities.
If you're a programmer and you want to get into cybersecurity, you're in the right place because this course will teach you how to combine or use Python programming to greatly expand your skills as a cybersecurity professional

Python for Pentesters

Python is a computer language that is intended to be very user-friendly. Nonetheless, it is a programming language. Indian Institute of Cyber Security introduces this course of Python for Pentesters. To properly construct exploits in Python, you must first master the fundamentals of Python programming. The majority of the fundamental theory underlying Python programming is the same as it is for any other programming language. In many situations, converting code from another language to Python requires just minor changes. Python is an easy-to-learn, cross-platform programming language with an infinite number of third-party libraries.

Penetration testers and cybersecurity analysts are frequently required to do repetitive tasks, which consumes valuable time away from their active concentration. Scanning targets, intense enumeration, subdomain discovery, reconnaissance, and other scenarios fall within this category.

This is where programming languages such as Python come in handy. Mastering Python helps you to take your hands off these repetitive and monotonous chores, automate them through code (and make them faster), and focus on the truly psychologically hard portions of your penetration testing and cybersecurity initiatives.

Python for offensive Pentest

There are several open source hacking tools built in Python that may be readily included into your script. Without a question, programming is an essential component of cyber security, especially as you progress into intermediate and advanced levels in the profession. While the Python programming language has been around for a while, it has only recently come to the attention of cyber security specialists. That is why they use Python for Offensive Pentesting.

Python, on the other hand, is built with several optimizations. Code written in the form of a list comprehension executes faster than alternative implementations. While this may not be important in certain circumstances, it may be vital for exploiting race conditions and other time-dependent vulnerabilities. As a result, becoming a good Python penetration tester necessitates understanding how to utilize Python effectively and to its full potential.

About Course

Python is one of the most popular programming languages for a variety of reasons. It's simple to use, has a wide number of accessible libraries, and allows you to quickly create functional Python scripts. Python is a good tool for penetration testing because of these similar characteristics. Because of its capacity to swiftly and simply create custom scripts to test for and exploit possible vulnerabilities, it is an extremely versatile tool for attack automation.
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Course Curriculum

Module 1

  • Introduction to python

Module 2

Module 3

Module 4

Module 6

Module 7

Module 8

Module 9

Module 10

Module 11



  • You need basic Python coding skills and basic knowledge in cybersecurity and penetration testing to successfully complete it. You are welcome to take the course even if you do not meet the criteria, provided that you can get yourself on track on-the-go.

Target Audience

  • Developers who wants to break into cybersecurity and penetration testing.
  • Cybersecurity professionals with basic Python skills who want to get their work done more efficiently.
  • Anyone with basic coding skills who wants to learn Python for penetration testing.

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2 years ago
send the certificate
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coding and concepts should be more properly explained using practicals on IDE's
Abhishek Mitra
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Good content
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