Python for Initial Access

In this course, you'll learn about using Python for initial access.

5 videos  //  39 minutes of training

Course description

This course demonstrates the use of Python to achieve initial access to a target system. Python applications include the discovery of default accounts and the use of Python autorun scripts on removable media.

Course syllabus

MITRE ATT&CK: Initial AccessDuration: 4:00

This video introduces MITRE's Initial Access Tactic and the two Techniques demonstrated in this course.

Introduction to Valid AccountsDuration: 5:06

This video introduces the Valid Accounts Technique and methods for performing it.

Default Account DiscoveryDuration: 11:58

This video demonstrates the use of Python to discover the use of default accounts.

Introduction to Replication Through Removable MediaDuration: 5:17

This video introduces the Replication Through Removable Media Technique and methods for performing it.

Autorun ScriptsDuration: 12:16

This video demonstrates the use of Python as an autorun script on USB media.

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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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