Introduction to Application Security

PT15301
Summary
This introduction to application security is intended to provide junior web application developers with a better understanding of common attack vectors used by attackers, as well as the potential risks to their applications, and the surrounding systems. The course provides developers with the basic security fundamentals, as well as live examples of typical programming mistakes that are made by development teams. It also shows participants how relatively simple programming mistakes can have a critical impact on a system’s security.
Prerequisites
To take this course, you must have some practical software development experience.
Duration
1 Day/Lecture & Lab
Audience
Junior web application developers (including experienced developers who are new to web.
Topics
Introduction to the Web
  • The HTTP Protocol
  • Rendering
  • Isolation
  • Communication
  • Navigation
  • Cookies
  • Secure UI
  • Session Management
  • Frame busting
  • Command Injection
  • SQL Injection Attacks
  • XSS Attacks
  • CSRF Attacks
  • Session Hijacking

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