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An unexpected day

This is Dave. Dave works in an ordinary, corporate and usually quiet IT environment. Today, while Dave verifies a new firewall in their network, he will notice some suspicious network activity. The series of events that follow will lead Dave to apply his skills with Python, Python's ctypes module, libpcap and the external filemagic package to investigate this activity. By the end of the day Dave will have convinced his supervisor they need to contact the appropriate authority to report a network intrusion.

Come join Dave for his unexpected journey.

Aaron Iles

Aaron is a senior software developer with the Department of Defence in Canberra. He as over eight years of experience with Python. For the past six years Aaron has specialised in delivering quick response capabilities for Defence, where Python is an important part of his toolkit.