OWASP Top Ten: Risks 1-5 Course

A look at the details of the first five security risks in the OWASP Top Ten.

3 hours, 12 minutes

Course description

In this course, we will examine Broken Access Control, Cryptographic Failures, Injection Attacks, Insecure Design and Security Misconfiguration. We’ll use demos, graphics and real-life examples to help you understand the details of each of these risks.


Security Misconfiguration

Video - 00:38:00

Explore common security configurations for web applications and how they can be easily misconfigured to allow attackers easy access to your data.
Insecure Design

Video - 00:37:00

Focus on risks related to design flaws. The need to "shift left" as an industry means we need more threat modeling, reference architectures, and secure design patterns and principles.
Injection Attacks

Video - 00:36:00

A look at injection attacks: how they work, what technologies are used and why they are so dangerous.
Cryptographic Failures

Video - 00:48:00

Explore the use of cryptography in web applications and show how failures in cryptography can lead to sensitive data exposure and other critical information leakage.
Broken Access Control

Video - 00:32:00

Explore Access Control (what it is, how it works) and discuss how it can be exploited to allow attackers to access your web application and other sensitive data.

Meet the author

John Wagnon

John Wagnon is an Enterprise Systems Engineer with Fortinet where he provides technical security solutions for some of the largest companies in the world. John is certified in several industry-relevant areas including Fortinet NSE 7 (Security Architect), CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker and Six Sigma (Process Improvement).
Prior to his work at Fortinet, John was a Solutions Architect with F5 where he provided technical solutions for F5 customers around the world.  Prior to F5, he worked for a technology consulting firm where he analyzed cyberattacks against U.S. Department of Defense computer systems and networks.  Prior to his consulting work, he was a Communications Officer in the U.S. Air Force where he specialized in ground and satellite networks.  John holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and a Master of Science in Computer Networks.

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