SQL Injection Course

This course introduces SQL injection vulnerabilities, their exploitation and possible mitigations.

1 hour, 33 minutes

Course description

SQL injection vulnerabilities are some of the most well-known and common vulnerabilities in existence. This course describes what they are, how they work, how they can be exploited and steps that can be taken to fix them. The case study featuring Starbucks demonstrates how a small mistake can have big consequences.


SQL Injection Demo

Video - 00:08:00

This video demonstrates exploitation of an SQL injection vulnerability.
SQL Injection Mitigations

Video - 00:10:00

This video describes mitigations for SQL injection vulnerabilities.
SQL Injection Case Study

Video - 00:06:00

This video describes a case study of an application containing an SQL injection vulnerability.
Exploiting SQL Injection

Video - 00:06:00

This video describes how SQL injection vulnerabilities can be exploited by an attacker.
SQL Injection Vulnerabilities

Video - 00:08:00

This video describes how SQL injection vulnerabilities can make an application vulnerable to attack.
Introduction to Databases

Video - 00:04:00

This video covers the fundamentals of databases.
Introduction to SQL Injection

Video - 00:02:00

This video provides an introduction to the SQL injection course.
Secure Coding - Python

Lab - 00:30:00

This lab covers multiple secure coding errors commonly found in Python, including deserialization and XML based attacks.
Common Attack Types - Basic SQL Injection

Lab - 00:20:00

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

Meet the author

Howard Poston

Howard Poston is a copywriter, author, and course developer with experience in cybersecurity and blockchain security, cryptography, and malware analysis. He has an MS in Cyber Operations, a decade of experience in cybersecurity, and over five years of experience as a freelance consultant providing training and content creation for cyber and blockchain security. He is also the creator of over a dozen cybersecurity courses, has authored two books, and has spoken at numerous cybersecurity conferences. He can be reached by email at howard@howardposton.com or via his website at https://www.howardposton.com.

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