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Python Web Scraping: Get the number of security alerts issued by US-CERT in the current year

Python Web Scraping: Exercise-14 with Solution

Write a Python program to get the number of security alerts issued by US-CERT in the current year.

Source: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

#https://bit.ly/2lVhlLX
import requests
from lxml import html
url = 'https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts'
doc = html.fromstring(requests.get(url).text)
print("The number of security alerts issued by US-CERT in the current year:")
print(len(doc.cssselect('.item-list li')))
  
 

Output

The number of security alerts issued by US-CERT in the current year:
37

Flowchart:

Python Web Scraping Flowchart: Get the number of security alerts issued by US-CERT in the current year.

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