Python for Active Defense: Network

Python has uses for defense as well as attack. Explore it with this course.

6 videos  //  48 minutes of training

Course description

This course demonstrates the use of Python at the network level for active defense. Python applications collect packet captures, detect and decode obfuscated traffic, and perform burn in.

Course syllabus

Active Defense on the NetworkDuration: 3:04

This video discusses how active defense techniques can be applied at the network level.

PCAP Collection for Active DefenseDuration: 4:00

This video introduces the concept of PCAP collection and how it can be used for active defense.

PCAP CollectionDuration: 15:37

This video demonstrates how Python can be used for intelligent PCAP collection.

Protocol Decoding for Active DefenseDuration: 4:09

This video discusses content encoding and how protocol decoding can be valuable for active defense.

Protocol DecoderDuration: 17:07

This video demonstrates the use of Python for protocol decoding.

Burn-in for Active DefenseDuration: 4:12

This video introduces the concept of burn-in and how it can be used for active defense.

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Howard Poston

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Howard Poston is a cybersecurity researcher with a background in blockchain, cryptography and malware analysis. He has a master's degree in Cyber Operations from the Air Force Institute of Technology and two years of experience in cybersecurity research and development at Sandia National Labs. He currently works as a freelance consultant providing training and content creation for cyber and blockchain security.

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