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Training Course

Understanding the OWASP® Top 10 Security Threats (SKF100)

Equip yourself to identify and address security risks, protect information & ensure online integrity.

Who Is It For

This course is designed for anyone whose career will benefit from an increased understanding of web vulnerabilities, including new career pros and business professionals.
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What You’ll Learn

By the end of this course, participants will acquire a comprehensive understanding of the OWASP Top 10 Security Threats, empowering them to identify and mitigate vulnerabilities, understand exploitation techniques, and apply risk management for web app security.
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What It Prepares You For

This course prepares you to build a strong foundation for roles like analysts, testers, and consultants. Upon completing this course, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to identify and mitigate web application vulnerabilities including: risk assessment, advanced exploitation techniques, and secure coding practices.
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Course Outline
1. Course Introduction
2. Introduction to Web Application Security
3. Broken Access Controls
4. Cryptographic Failures
5. Injection
6. Insecure Design
7. Security Misconfiguration
8. Vulnerable and Outdated Components
9. Identification and Authentication Failures
10. Software and Data Integrity Failures
11. Security Logging and Monitoring Failures
12. Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF)

The minimum level of skills required for participants to successfully complete this course include:


  • Basic Knowledge of Web Technologies: You should have a fundamental understanding of web technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and server-side scripting languages. This knowledge will provide a foundation for understanding web application security concepts.
  • Familiarity with Web Application Architecture: A basic understanding of how web applications are structured and function is essential. You should be familiar with concepts such as client-server architecture, HTTP protocols, and how data is transmitted between the client and server.
  • Basic Programming Skills: While not mandatory, basic programming skills would be beneficial. Familiarity with a programming language such as Python, Java, or JavaScript will enable you to better grasp the technical aspects of web application vulnerabilities and their exploitation.
  • General Cybersecurity Awareness: You should have a basic understanding of cybersecurity principles, including concepts such as confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Familiarity with common security terms and practices will aid in comprehending the importance of web application security.

While prior experience in web application security or cybersecurity is not a prerequisite, having a solid foundation in the above areas will help you engage with the course content more effectively and grasp the core concepts of the OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities and their exploitation.

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Lab Info
  • Reliable Internet Connection: A strong and stable Internet connection is required for optimal learning and interaction during the labs. We recommend a broadband connection with a minimum speed of 10 Mbps for the best experience.
  • Up-to-Date Browser: For seamless access to all course materials, please ensure you’re using a modern, up-to-date web browser. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, or Safari are recommended. Ensure your browser is updated to the latest version to avoid compatibility issues.
  • JavaScript Enabled: As our labs may require interactive components, make sure JavaScript is enabled in your browser settings.
  • Pop-Up Blocker Disabled: Certain aspects of the lab may open in new windows or tabs, so disabling pop-up blockers for the course website is advised.
  • Screen Resolution: A minimum screen resolution of 1024×768 for the best viewing and interaction with the course content.
Sep 2023
Simple and objective.
Sep 2023
The Concepts are very useful.