Exploiting Common Web Application Vulnerabilities Course

Learn how to carry out ethical hacks such as cross-site scripting and SQL injection.

1 hour, 11 minutes

Course description

Learn to strike at your targets’ weak points with this course on exploiting web application vulnerabilities. This course demonstrates various techniques of exploiting the most common web application flaws, such as cross-site scripting (XSS) and Structured Query Language (SQL) injection.


Bypassing Client-Side Input Validation

Video - 00:11:00

Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

Video - 00:12:00

Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)

Video - 00:11:00

SQL Injection

Video - 00:17:00

Basic SQL Injection Cyber Range Activity

Lab - 00:20:00

Discover how to exploit an SQL injection vulnerability as you practice in the Cyber Range.

Meet the author

Keatron Evans

Keatron is a highly experienced cybersecurity expert and VP of Portfolio and Product Strategy at Infosec with a wealth of expertise. Keatron is a respected author, instructor and speaker who holds numerous cybersecurity certifications and regularly contributes as a subject matter expert for major media outlets.

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Associated NICE Work Roles

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  • Exploitation Analyst

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