Introduction and installation Course

In this course, you'll look at getting started with Laravel.

20 minutes

Course description

To get started, we will examine what prerequisites you need to get the most out of this learning path. We’ll discuss the different ways to install the Laravel framework and focus on the most secure choice. We also will talk about the security concerns of using third-party packages. The course will introduce some tips on how to audit your application after a third-party package is installed. Finally, we'll share resources to stay up-to-date with Laravel.


Welcome to Secure Coding in Laravel

Video - 00:01:00

Welcome to Secure Coding in Laravel!
Staying up to date with Laravel security

Video - 00:05:00

Where to find security bulletins and automated checks for security vulnerabilities.
Secure installation of third-party packages

Video - 00:08:00

How to install third-party packages securely and audit their impact.
Installation of the framework

Video - 00:03:00

The recommended way of installing the framework and creating a project.
Prerequisites and how to use this learning path

Video - 00:04:00

What you should know before watching and how to leverage these instructional videos.

Meet the author

Aaron Saray

Aaron Saray believes that meeting business objectives and software security go hand-in-hand. Even before cyber security was a widely recognized career path, he was creating war games and capture the flag challenges for his fellow IT professionals. Now, he specializes in web-based programming in open source languages. He hasn’t let his first love wither, though! He’s a staunch advocate for unit tests, access controls, and security audits in all of his projects. His Infosec content shows his deep understanding of his chosen programming tools while elegantly applying best practices in secure coding.

Unlock 7 days of free training

  • 1,400+ hands-on courses and labs
  • Certification practice exams
  • Skill assessments

Plans & pricing

Infosec Skills Personal

$299 / year

  • 190+ role-guided learning paths (e.g., Ethical Hacking, Threat Hunting)
  • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
  • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, Security+)
  • Skill assessments
  • Infosec peer community support

Infosec Skills Teams

$799 per license / year

  • Team administration and reporting
  • Dedicated client success manager
  • Single sign-on (SSO)
    Easily authenticate and manage your learners by connecting to any identity provider that supports the SAML 2.0 standard.
  • Integrations via API
    Retrieve training performance and engagement metrics and integrate learner data into your existing LMS or HRS.
  • 190+ role-guided learning paths and assessments (e.g., Incident Response)
  • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
  • Create and assign custom learning paths
  • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, CISA)
  • Optional upgrade: Guarantee team certification with live boot camps

Learn about scholarships and financing with

Affirm logo

Award-winning training you can trust