• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course explains how testers and developers can determine if their web applications are vulnerable to the A4:2017 security vulnerability, XML external entities, identified by the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP). It also explains how to protect web applications against this vulnerability. In this course, you will learn how to test your application against XML external entities, and you will learn how to protect your applications against XML external entities.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Determine if a web application is vulnerable to XML External Entities
  • Explain how to protect the application against this security vulnerability

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.