Duration 2 weeks
Weekly study 10 hours
Assess the security of web-based systems and their data
The internet touches almost every aspect of our lives but how secure are the web services we use? Web services are one of the most valuable – and sometimes the only – available attack vector.
We will look into techniques and tools for web application penetration testing, including the methodology of pen testing web-based systems, and will learn to gain access to vulnerable systems and access or modify the data that they hold.
What topics will you cover?
- Core WWW technologies and their security issues
- Introduction to OWASP Top 10
- Manual and automated web attacks
- Web apps vulnerability assessment tools
- Securing web-based services
Who is the course for?
The course is for MSc Cyber Security students.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.