• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this course, you will learn about best practices and techniques for secure application development with Python. After completing this course, you will be able to understand various types of injection vulnerabilities, including SQL injection and cross-site scripting. You will also be able to understand how to build strong session management into your Python web applications and how to prevent common vulnerabilities, such as cross-site request forgery, direct object access, and others. Finally, you will be able to recognize file system threats to web applications, including vulnerabilities with path traversal, temporary files, and insecure client redirects.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe various types of injection vulnerabilities including SQL injection and cross-site scripting
  • Build strong session management into Python Web applications
  • Prevent common vulnerabilities such as cross-site request forgery, direct object access, and others
  • Recognize file system threats to Web applications, including path traversal and insecure client redirects

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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