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Workshop: Level Up Your Web App Pen Tests: Modern Web Application Testing

Friday, November 08, 2019
05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Beatty Center
College of Charleston School of Business, 5 Liberty St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

Level Up Your Web App Pen Tests: Modern Web Application Testing

Instructor: Secure Ideas

Duration: 4 Hours

Course Description:

This course is designed to take a deep dive into security of today's web applications. It is composed of a series of hands-on exercises and demonstrations combined with lecture-based theory with the goal of teaching the core concepts behind modern web application security controls.

If you are interested in testing the security of modern single page apps with functionality such as APIs, CORS policies and JSON Web Tokens, then this is for you! The material covered in this course is suitable for a wide-range of technologists, including both seasoned and novice application penetration testers and developers and architects looking to understand how to better secure their web applications.

Class Requirements:

Attendees should have a basic understanding of web applications, including a grasp of concepts such as HTML, HTTP, and JavaScript. Prior knowledge of the OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities is an asset but not strictly required.

Students who with to participate in the lab exercises must bring their own laptop with a recent version of VirtualBox installed and running. The class lab environment will be provided on a USB drive at the beginning of class. The lab virtual machine is self-contained; therefore, no Internet access is required to run the exercises but may be useful for research.

About the Instructor:

Secure Ideas is a dedicated team of experts who are passionate about technology and information security. Their primary objectives are to help companies improve their security postures and to train the next generation of security professionals.

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