Learning Path

Commonly Used Attacks

    Syllabus

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Web Application Pentesting Skill Assessment Assessment — 00:17:00
  • Security+ – Web Vulnerabilities Lab — 00:30:00
    • Because of the need to be public-facing and the information they provide, websites and web servers are a common target of attacks. The path to exploiting these attacks is most commonly created by logical errors in development or using vulnerable software to aid in building up the website. What adds to the pool of possible weak points is the need to integrate several technologies to create an interactive and responsive user experience, usage of legacy systems and failure to keep up with security patches. All these factors amount to a vast number of threats, all specific to different versions and programming languages.

  • SQL Injection Chained Exploitation Lab — 00:11:00
    • Explore combining SQL injection attacks as you practice in the Penetration Testing Cyber Range.

  • Basic SQL Injection Lab — 01:00:00
    • Discover how to exploit an SQL injection vulnerability as you practice in the Penetration Testing Cyber Range.

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.

Meet the author

Jason Dion specializes in providing actionable information you can use to further your cybersecurity and information technology career. His IT certification and training courses teach you real-world application of the skills needed to face today’s cybersecurity challenges.

Dion is an instructor at Liberty University College of Engineering and Computational Science and Anne Arundel Community College Department of Computing Technologies with multiple information technology professional certifications, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Network Defense Architect (CNDA), Digital Forensic Examiner (DFE), Digital Media Collector (DMC), Security+, Network+, A+, PRINCE2, PRINCE2 Agile and ITIL.

Meet the author

Howard Poston is a cybersecurity researcher with a background in blockchain, cryptography and malware analysis. He has a master’s degree in Cyber Operations from the Air Force Institute of Technology and two years of experience in cybersecurity research and development at Sandia National Labs. He currently works as a freelance consultant providing training and content creation for cyber and blockchain security. He can be reached by email at howard.poston@gmail.com or via his website at https://www.howardposton.com.

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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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