HTML5 Security Learning Path

Learn how HTML5 security provides a first line of defense in your web applications.

7 hours, 9 minutes

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About HTML5 Security

HTML5 Security will teach you how to secure your web applications. You will learn first about the components that make up an HTML5 application, before being given the ability to identify, assess and resolve threats to these components. Finally you will put your knowledge in to practice by securing a sample application.

This course is made up of 4 main courses: HTML5 components - a guide to the components that you will need to know about. Identifying areas of HTML5 vulnerability - How to identify and assess the common types of HTML5 attacks Web app protection using HTML5 - Prevention, response and resolution of HTML5 vulnerabilities Problem based approach - Bug bounty report resolution exercise On completion of this learning path, you will have gained a comprehensive understanding of HTML5 components security that will enable you to secure your web applications with confidence.



HTML5 Security Skill Assessment

Assessment - 16 questions

Introduction to HTML5 Security

Course - 00:29:00

You will discover why HTML5 Security is perhaps the most fundamental and often misunderstood aspect of web application security. On completion you will have gained a brief understanding of the different types of HTML5 attacks which will lay the foundation for this course.
HTML5 Elements

Course - 01:16:00

On completion of this course, you will be able to evaluate HTML5 components and justify the reason for their use in a web application. Using this knowledge, you will be able to identify common areas of vulnerabilities, then offer solutions to prevent these from becoming attacks.
Identifying areas of HTML5 vulnerability

Course - 01:09:00

This course will teach you the most common types of attack arising from insecure HTML5 code and the methods used by hackers to exploit them.
Web app protection using HTML5

Course - 02:39:00

Analyze existing HTML5 code for security vulnerabilities and correct them. Create resilient HTML5 code that does not include security vulnerabilities.
HTML5 Security in the wild - a Problem based approach

Course - 01:30:00

Our application was just launched in beta. As part of the launch, you have opened up a bug bounty program through which ethical hackers can report security vulnerabilities in return for a bug bounty payment. Your job is to assess these reports and resolve them.

Meet the author

Robert Morel

Robert Morel is a Computer Science graduate, working as Head of Application Security for a large Enterprise. Previously Robert worked as a SecOps Engineer for a leading cryptocurrency futures exchange and prior to this a Senior web developer and IT security officer.

While at university, Robert started his own web development company. His first website was a static HTML site advertising a plumber. His student prices attracted business, and by the end of university, he had a team of five specializing in developing angular single-page applications and training courses.

Most of Robert’s work since then has been within fintech and blockchain. His first role after university involved migrating large financial data sets from legacy silos onto the blockchain, using Java. Working in fintech, he became an expert in developing secure and hardened web applications. Through this, he also became an experienced security researcher and ethical hacker, as well as a fintech author and blogger.

One of Robert’s favorite parts of working in web app security is having the opportunity to work with penetration testers and bug bounty hunters. Managing, assessing and resolving security reports has taught him more than ever about vulnerabilities and exploits. In his spare time, Robert enjoys developing web-scraping applications, practicing the violin and Chinese calligraphy.

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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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