• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course discusses techniques for creating secure iOS applications. It covers several common vulnerabilities, such as exposure of authentication credentials, sensitive data, and other secrets; custom URL scheme-abuse; and XML eXternal Entity (XXE) Injection. It also describes techniques for mitigating these vulnerabilities. After you have completed this course, you will be able to protect data at rest with the data protection and common crypto APIs, mitigate sensitive data exposure in background snapshots, prevent custom URL scheme abuse, and mitigate XXE Injection.

Learning Objectives

On successful completion of this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Protect data at rest with the Data Protection and Common Crypto APIs
  • Mitigate sensitive data exposure in background snapshots
  • Prevent custom URL scheme abuse
  • Mitigate XXE Injection

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

Feedback

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