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Introduction to Web Application Pentesting

Begin your pentesting path with this foundational introduction to Web application pentesting, covering common threats, methodologies and more.

3 videos  //  19 minutes of training

Course description

People today do more than ever via Web apps: banking, purchasing, work, even controlling home appliances. This means that attackers have more avenues of attack. In this course, you’ll begin on your pentesting career with a focus on Web application penetration testing, looking at methodologies, the OWASP top ten threat list, the hazards of the modern network and more.

Course syllabus

IntroductionDuration: 2:51

Introduction to Pentesting Process and TerminologiesDuration: 8:25

Introduction to Web Application PentestingDuration: 8:10

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$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.