Learning Path

Web Application Pentesting

    Syllabus

  • Tool Setup and Usage Course — 02:29:09
    • K0131, K0182, K0301, K0342, S0051, S0057, S0081, S0173

      This course teaches how to use a variety of pentesting tools, including many Burp extensions.

  • Purple Team Web Application Security Project
  • OWASP Top Ten Course — 09:16:04
    • K0005, K0007, K0069, K0070, K0624, S0001, S0130

      This course covers the OWASP Top Ten vulnerabilities.

  • Conclusion to Web App Pentesting Course — 01:35:43
    • The fourth course closes out the learning path with pentesting advice.

  • Introduction to Web Application Pentesting Course — 01:02:59
    • This course introduces students to the learning path and walks them through getting their own workstation set up and configured for use throughout the rest of the path’s courses.

  • Web Application Pentesting Skill Assessment Assessment — 00:18:00

Syllabus

What you will learn

The first course in the learning path covers workstation setup, including installation and configuration of Burp Suite with the Firefox web browser. Certificate installation and proxy configurations are covered in order to allow newcomers to start pentesting immediately. The second course makes up the bulk of this learning path and focuses on the OWASP Top Ten vulnerabilities. Many real-world vulnerabilities are showcased for each of the ten topics and various demos are given on how to solve related challenges in both OWASP Juice Shop and Portswigger’s Web Security Academy. The third course covers a variety of pentesting tools and Burp extensions such as Turbo Intruder, Intruder File Payload Generator, SQLMap and many more. The fourth course closes out the learning path with pentesting advice, a path recap and a look at the final project.

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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

Hans Petrich spent four years at DHS and the NSA defending military and government networks from cyberattacks before becoming the lead of Silent Break Security application pentesting team. Hans has been a full-time pentester for over four years and has taught private company training’s as well as being a Black Hat USA instructor. Hans has discovered hundreds of vulnerabilities in many industries, including healthcare, government, law enforcement and financial institutions in the course of his job and as a long-time member of the Synack Red Team.

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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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