Web Application Security for the absolute beginner
What you'll learn
- Application Developers
- Security Architects
- Security Auditors
- Anyone with an interest in application security
- No programming experience needed
Web Application Security is one of the most crucial security challenges facing organizations today. Having a fully fortified security infrastructure means nothing if your web applications have security flaws present in them which can be exploited. A recent example would be the Log4j software bug which has exposed millions of web servers and is considered to be a “one of the most severe risks of the past decade”
As Web Application can be a daunting subject this course is intended for security professionals / web developers who are interested in learning about this topic from the ground up. No prior experience of web application security is assumed.
This course will provide you with the below :
1. An overview of web application security and its importance
2. Most common types of web application attacks and their mitigations
3. Types of security strategies and mitigations to implement to protect your digital assets
The concepts taught in this course are independent of any programming language and can be learnt by anyone. If you want to understand how to secure web applications in any environment then this is the course for you ! We will go over actual attacks and real life scenarios to understand the impact of attacks like Cross Site Scripting (XSS) and SQL injection
Who this course is for:
- Beginners interested about application security
- Security Architects
- Security auditors
- Security Managers
A multi-award winning, information security leader with over 19 years of international experience in cyber-security and IT risk management in the fin-tech industry. Strong knowledge of ISO 27001, PCI DSS, GDPR, Cloud Security, DevSecOps and winner of major industry awards in the Middle East such as CISO of the year, CISO top 30, CISO top 50 and Most Outstanding Security team.
Have served as Head of Information Security for several major companies in the Middle East and spoken on numerous industry events over the years. Additionally, I have been published in ISACA journal, CIO Magazine Middle East and Pakistan’s leading technology magazine SPIDER. Skilled at handling cloud security portfolios and working with technology teams to code security services in compliance to standards like PCI-DSS, NIST etc. My security and cloud certifications include CISSP, CISA, AWS Certified Solution Architect, AWS Security Specialist and Azure Certified Security Engineer.
Currently working on topics like Artificial Intelligence Governance and Cloud Security automation.