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Dangers of the Python Standard Library By: Andrew Scott
Date: April 8, 2021, 6 p.m.

As a developer, you are the first line when it comes to security for any products you may be building. There is often a misconception that all software security vulnerabilities are due to misconfigurations, using unmaintained open source libraries, using "insecure" languages, or by making dumb mistakes like hard-coding passwords. In actuality, it can be very easy to make potentially extreme security mistakes even only using built-in functions and libraries bundled with the latest version of Python. This talk will cover a number of these potential security mistakes that can be all too easy to make.

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