Learning Path

Commonly Used Attacks

    Syllabus

  • Improper Error Handling Course — 00:14:02
    • This course describes how poor error handling can be exploited.

  • Credential Management Vulnerabilities Course — 00:32:27
    • This course describes how poor credential management can make an application vulnerable to attack and how it can be exploited.

  • Hacker Mindset Course — 00:36:23
    • Get into the hacker mindset with this course on application vulnerabilities, application attacks, SQL and code injection, attacking web servers and more.

  • Exploiting Cross-Site Request Forgery Course — 00:12:08
    • This course introduces cross-site request forgery vulnerabilities and their exploitation.

  • Exploiting Cross-Site Scripting Course — 00:14:54
    • This course introduces cross-site scripting vulnerabilities and their exploitation.

  • Injection Attacks Course — 00:38:52
    • This course provides and overview and examples of the most common types of injection attacks: command and SQL injection.

Syllabus

What you will learn

To outsmart hackers, you have to think like a hacker. Get into the hacker mindset with this course on application vulnerabilities, application attacks, SQL and code injection, attacking web servers and more. You’ll take an in-depth look at the tricks used to break or subvert multiple types of systems and follow that up with an examination of countermeasures for preventing these types of attacks.

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Meet the author

At Infosec, we believe knowledge is the most powerful tool in the fight against cybercrime. We help IT and security professionals advance their careers with a full regimen of certification and skills training. We also empower all employees with security awareness training to stay cybersecure at work and home. Driven by smart people wanting to do good, Infosec educates entire organizations on how to defend themselves from cybercrime. That’s what we do every day — equipping everyone with the latest security skills so the good guys win.

The details

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How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

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