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Welcome to the Final Week of the Course

This article will give an overview of XSS, Deserialized Data Attacks, further known vulnerabilities, and how to protect your system overall.
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In the coming week, we will cover the following topics:

  • cross-site scripting (XSS)
  • insecure deserialization
  • using components with known vulnerabilities
  • insufficient logging and monitoring

By the end of this week, you will be able to:

  • describe XXS and its vulnerabilities
  • explain how deserialization can be used to attack an application
  • describe the risk associated with using components with known vulnerabilities
  • describe the risks associated with having insufficient logging and monitoring

You’re ready for the first section, let’s get started on XSS!

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