Securing Web Applications, Services and Servers Training

Level: Intermediate
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This Full Stack Cybersecurity Training for Web Apps and Services course provides in-depth, hands-on experience securing Web-based applications and the servers they run on. You will gain in-depth experience securing web services, and learn how to integrate robust security measures into the web application development process by adopting proven architectures and best practises.

This web service security course includes the OWASP top 10 most critical web application security risks and how to remediate them.

Key Features of this Securing Web Applications, Services and Servers Training:

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
  • After-course computing sandbox included

You Will Learn How To:

  • Implement and test secure web applications in your organisation
  • Identify, diagnose, and remediate the OWASP top ten web application security risks
  • Configure a web server to encrypt web traffic with HTTPS
  • Protect Ajax-powered applications and prevent JSON data theft
  • Secure XML web services with WS-Security



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  • 4-day instructor-led training course
  • One-on-one after-course instructor coaching
  • After-course computing sandbox
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Note: This course runs for 4 Days

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Securing Web Applications, Services and Servers Training Information

  • Recommended Experience

    Basic knowledge of Web application operation and Web server administration are assumed. For example, you should have an understanding of Web browser/server operation, session management and basic HTML. In addition, experience with server-side Web application development and security knowledge is helpful.

Securing Web Applications, Services and Servers Training Outline

  • Setting the Stage

    • Defining threats to your web assets
    • Surveying the legal landscape and privacy issues
  • Establishing Security Fundamentals

    Modelling web security

    • Achieving Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability (CIA)
    • Performing authentication and authorisation

    Encrypting and hashing

    • Distinguishing public– and private–key cryptography
    • Verifying message integrity
  • Augmenting Web Server Security

    Configuring security for HTTP services

    • Managing software updates
    • Restricting HTTP methods

    Securing communication with SSL/TLS

    • Obtaining and installing server certificates
    • Enabling HTTPS on the web server

    Detecting unauthorised modification of content

    • Configuring permissions correctly
    • Scanning for file–system changes
  • Implementing Web Application Security

    Employing OWASP resources

    • The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) top ten
    • Remediating identified vulnerabilities

    Securing database and application interaction

    • Uncovering and preventing SQL injection
    • Defending against an insecure direct object reference

    Managing session authentication

    • Protecting against session ID hijacking
    • Blocking cross–site request forgery

    Controlling information leakage

    • Displaying sanitized error messages to the user
    • Handling request and page faults

    Performing input validation

    • Establishing trust boundaries
    • Removing the threat of Cross–Site Scripting (XSS)
    • Exposing the dangers of client–side validation
    • Implementing robust server–side input validation with regular expressions
  • Enhancing Ajax Security

    Ajax features

    • Identifying core Ajax components
    • Exchanging information asynchronously

    Assessing risks and evaluating threats

    • Managing unpredictable interactions
    • Exposing Ajax vulnerabilities
  • Securing XML Web Services

    Diagnosing XML vulnerabilities

    • Identifying nonterminated tags and field overflows
    • Uncovering web service weaknesses

    Protecting the SOAP message exchange

    • Validating input with an XML schema
    • Encrypting exchanges with HTTPS
    • Implementing WS–Security with a framework
  • Scanning Applications for Weaknesses

    Operating and configuring scanners

    • Matching patterns to identify faults
    • "Fuzzing" to discover new or unknown vulnerabilities

    Detecting application flaws

    • Scanning applications remotely
    • Finding vulnerabilities in web applications with OWASP and third–party penetration testing tools
  • Best Practises for Web Security

    Adopting standards

    • Reducing risk by implementing proven architectures
    • Handling personal and financial data

    Managing network security

    • Modelling threats to reduce risk
    • Integrating applications with your network architecture

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Securing Web Applications, Services and Servers Training FAQs

  • What is web service security?

    Applies security to web services. It is an extension to SOAP and a member of the web service specifications.

  • Can I learn web service security online?

    Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in class and live online.

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