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Automate Cybersecurity Tasks with Python
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Automate Cybersecurity Tasks with Python

This course is part of Google Cybersecurity Professional Certificate

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  • Explain how the Python programming language is used in cybersecurity

  • Create new, user-defined Python functions

  • Use regular expressions to extract information from text

  • Practice debugging code

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There are 4 modules in this course

You will get an introduction to the Python programming language and how Python is used in cybersecurity. You'll also explore foundational Python concepts including data types, variables, conditional statements, and iterative statements.

What's included

12 videos11 readings4 quizzes1 discussion prompt8 ungraded labs1 plugin

You will expand your ability to work with Python. You'll learn about pre-built and user-defined Python functions. You'll also explore how modules help provide access to reusable code. Finally, you'll make your code readable.

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10 videos7 readings4 quizzes4 ungraded labs

You will learn more options for working with strings and lists in Python, and discover methods that can be applied to these data types. You'll apply this knowledge to write a short algorithm. Finally, you'll use regular expressions to search for patterns in strings.

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7 videos5 readings4 quizzes6 ungraded labs1 plugin

You will put Python into practice and focus on automating cybersecurity-related tasks, which requires working with files. You'll be introduced to opening and reading files. Then, you'll learn to parse files and structure their contents. Finally, you'll focus on strategies for debugging code.

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11 videos10 readings5 quizzes2 discussion prompts6 ungraded labs

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