• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this course, you will learn how to identify and mitigate CWE-22: Testing for Path Traversal. Coverage includes techniques for spotting Path Traversal weaknesses through code review and testing. Secure coding best practices are included, as well as descriptions of technology and platform-specific weaknesses as appropriate.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify Path Traversal vulnerabilities
  • Recognize the potential impact of this vulnerability
  • Apply coding best practices to avoid it
  • Find Path Traversal vulnerabilities in your application’s source code
  • Test your application to detect it

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.

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