Python in Cybersecurity

Python in Cybersecurity
Open to all 9-12th graders (Coding knowledge preferred, but not required)
The cost of the certification exam is $59 and students will pay for their own certification.

Python is an extremely versatile language that is used by startups and tech giants in the field such as Google, IBM, Drop Box, and Facebook to list a few. In the first quarter of this course, we will go through the basics of Python including: data types, variables, conditional statements, looping, functions, text files, and OOP. In the second half of this course, we will apply our Python programming knowledge to Cybersecurity related needs such as password cracking, automating systems, ethical hacking, and forensics. At the end of this course, students will have the opportunity to take the PCEP - Certified Entry Level Python Programming Certification.