Secrets module#

New as of python 3.6

Provides handy tools for random numbers and tokens

    import secrets

Create cryptographically strong random numbers and tokens

The random module is not for security

    >>> secrets.randbelow(50)
    41
    >>> secrets.randbits(256)
    113059864457604198581771394989525038054929728339648942356502714572067503369732
    >>> secrets.token_hex(32)
    'fdbdc2d18367d56c29e6091609dbb5272cdba41b2bea5013106a1395efd198dd'
    >>> secrets.token_urlsafe(32)
    'EC-VNjKLI9q11snALRlAkXmJidgLGJ-2qhekEKj5KTA'

Some more features of the security modul eare in the docs