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Attacking Web Servers

Learn about attacking web servers, including gathering server information and using tools to carry out ethical hacks such as cross-site scripting and SQL injection.

3 videos  //  35 minutes of training

Course overview

Learn to strike at your targets’ weak points with this three-video course on attacking Web servers. We begin with the how and why of targeting Web servers, including gathering useful server security information and tools such as Nessus, Nikto and ScanMyServer. The module on Web application hacking takes a close look at OWASP Top 10 and a review of some useful tools, as well as a deeper dive into cross-site scripting (XSS) and various types of XSS attacks. Finally, we wrap up with an examination of Structured Query Language (SQL) injection.

Course syllabus

Attacking Web ServersDuration: 7:54

Web Application HackingDuration: 17:31

SQL InjectionDuration: 9:55

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$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.