Python for lateral movement Course

In this course, take a look at the use of Python for lateral movement in a target network.

27 minutes

Course description

This course demonstrates the use of Python to move laterally through a target network. Python applications include the use of remote services and of alternate authentication material.


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Video - 00:08:00

This video demonstrates the use of Python to move laterally using alternate authentication material.
Introduction to Use Alternative Authentication Material

Video - 00:05:00

This video introduces the Use Alternative Authentication Material Technique and methods for performing it.
SMB/Windows admin shares

Video - 00:07:00

This video demonstrates the use of Python to use remote services for lateral movement.
Introduction to Remote Services

Video - 00:04:00

This video introduces the Remote Services Technique and methods for performing it.
MITRE ATT&CK: Lateral Movement

Video - 00:03:00

This video introduces MITRE's Lateral Movement Tactic and the two techniques demonstrated in this course.

Meet the author

Howard Poston

Howard Poston is a copywriter, author, and course developer with experience in cybersecurity and blockchain security, cryptography, and malware analysis. He has an MS in Cyber Operations, a decade of experience in cybersecurity, and over five years of experience as a freelance consultant providing training and content creation for cyber and blockchain security. He is also the creator of over a dozen cybersecurity courses, has authored two books, and has spoken at numerous cybersecurity conferences. He can be reached by email at or via his website at

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