Python Regular Expressions for the Win!

  • Friday, 13 Apr 2018 3:30PM EDT (13 Apr 2018 19:30 UTC)
  • Speaker: Joff Thyer

As security professionals, we are put into the position of log file analysis countless times. Sometimes our log sources have inconsistencies, and formats that cannot be easily split apart using a delimiter based approach. Additionally, we often need to count and/or categorize specific data. Join me on a journey through constructing a Python regular expression to analyze a log source, and categorize the data using a Python dictionary.