AppSec for Developers

2 Day Practical Class
  • Covers latest industry standards such as OWASP Top 10 with practical demonstrations of vulnerabilities complemented with Hands-on Lab practice
  • Insight into the latest security vulnerabilities (such as Host Header Injection, XML Entity Injection,Web-Services and API Security, Deserialization Vulnerabilities)
  • Thorough guidance on the best security practices (Introduction to various Security Frameworks and tools and techniques for Secure Development)
  • References to real world analogy for each vulnerability (Understand and appreciate why Facebook would pay $33,000 for XML Entity Injection Vulnerability?)
  • Online Lab available for practicing during and after the course (2 Days)
  • Internet distribution of all course materials
Rohit our trainer was very knowledgeable and paced the training about right - strong practical focus complemented the "theory". All in all very pleased with training - and much better experience and value than any previous courses I attended where the trainer was a generalist delivering to a "script" (so not very beneficial)Private Appsec class via QA
Good course, knowledgeable trainer. Excellent Demos!Private Appsec class via QA

Class Overview

Security testing (Pen Testing) as an activity tends to capture security vulnerabilities at the end of the SDLC and is often too late to be able to influence fundamental changes in the way code is written.

We wrote this class because of the increasing need for developers to code in a secure manner. It is critical to introduce security as a quality component into the development cycle. This class aims at educating developers about various security vulnerabilities through hands-on practice using our purposely developed insecure web application which is built on Microsoft .NET platform. Throughout this class developers will be able to get on the same page with security professionals, understand their language, learn how to fix or mitigate vulnerabilities learnt during the class and also get introduced to some real world breaches For ex: The Equifax breach in September 2017 and application vulnerabilities from popular websites like Facebook, Google, Instagram, Paypal etc.

The techniques discussed in this class are mainly focused on .NET and JAVA technologies owing to their huge adoption in various enterprises in building web applications. However, the approach is generic and developers from other language backgrounds can easily grasp and implement the knowledge learnt in within their own environments.

Class Details

A highly-practical class that targets web developers, pen testers, and anyone else wanting to write secure code, or audit code against security flaws. The class covers a variety of the best security practices and in-depth defense approaches which developers should be aware of while developing applications. The class also covers some quick techniques which developers can use to identify various security issues throughout the code review process.

Students can access our online lab which is purposely riddled with multiple vulnerabilities. Students will receive demonstrations and hands-on practice of the vulnerabilities  to better understand and grasp the issues, followed by various techniques and recommendations on how to go about fixing them. While the class covers industry standards such as OWASP Top 10 and SANS top 25 security issues, it also covers real world issues like various Business Logic and Authorization flaws.

Day 1

Module 1.
Application Security Basics
Module 2.
Understanding HTTP protocol
Module 3.
Security Misconfigurations
Module 4.
Insufficient Logging and Monitoring
Module 5.
Authentication Flaws
Module 6.
Authorization Bypass
Module 7.
Cross Site Scripting (XSS)

Day 2

Module 8.
Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
Module 9.
SQL Injection
Module 10.
XML External Entity (XXE) Attacks
Module 11.
Insecure File Uploads
Module 12.
Deserialization Vulnerabilities
Module 13.
Client Side Security
Module 14.
Source Code Review


Who Should Take This Class?

This training is ideal for: Software/Web developers, PL/SQL developers, Penetration Testers, Security Auditors, Administrators, DBAs and Security Managers.

Student Requirements

The only requirement for this class is that you bring your own laptop with the latest version of Java (JDK) installed. Attendees will be provided access to our online lab which has been built on the latest .NET ASPX framework. You’ll be provided with all the tools and materials required during the class.

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