Web Application Security I, ITI-172
Web application attacks can compromise firewalls, network security, and business systems. Learn to identify vulnerabilities and defend web applications against hackers and malicious crafted input. Topics include security mechanisms, testing and mapping, client-side form validation, user authentication, session management, access control, site testing and defensive countermeasures. Explore code debuggers, unexpected data threats, password administration, information leakage, token generation and life cycle protection. This course is for web developers, programmers, and web site administrators.
Technology update: Please bring a Flash Drive/Memory Stick 512MB or larger to class which will enable you to save your class work.
Books may be purchased at the MC Bookstore or online. You will need to know the CMP#(Continuing Education classes) for the class you are taking in order to look up information about the textbook.
Classroom hours: 15
- Understand and identify web application security fundamentals, threats and defensive measures;
- Know how to “harden” web code and defend applications against attacks on form validation, user authentication, access control authorization, session management, passwords, and other threats;
- Begin to develop web application design, planning, coding, and other tactics and strategies to protect dynamic, user-input web sites from common and prevalent security threats.