Learn Web Server Protection

The Web Server Protection learning path helps you to understand the different activities and processes to implement and monitor the security of a web server or web application. You will learn the basic concepts and tools to design, evaluate and monitor your web server.

9 courses  //   65 videos  //   17 hours of training

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Web Server Protection training

This learning path begins with necessary networking and infrastructure concepts, allowing you to apply those concepts to the design, preparation and installation of your platform. As you progress through the nine courses, you will build defense-in-depth skills that allow you to design or improve your platform defenses, and implement and maintain a monitoring strategy that fits your business needs.

Learning path components

Web Server Protection Skill Assessment
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Web Server Protection Skill Assessment

Web Server Protection Skill Assessment

See how your web server protection skills stack up against other professionals in your field.

Number of questions: 20

Web Server Protection Project
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Web Server Protection Project

Web Server Protection Project

Secure a real web server in this hands-on project containing ten challenges. You will need to work with an Apache web server installed on a virtual machine to implement network filtering, add cookies to access log, harden the host OS, identify tampered binary files and complete other tasks to ensure that your web server is properly protected.

Number of questions: 10

Introduction to the Web
Course
Introduction to the Web

Introduction to the Web

Get an introduction to the web, how it works and the basic protocols required to use it.

7 videos
116 minutes of training

Infrastructure Components
Course
Infrastructure Components

Infrastructure Components

This serves as an introduction to some of the most common infrastructure components and how are they used for providing web server services.

9 videos
138 minutes of training

Preparation – Design Considerations
Course
Preparation – Design Considerations

Preparation – Design Considerations

Learn the basic considerations and implementation of diverse controls for web server platform design.

3 videos
70 minutes of training

Preparation – Hardening
Course
Preparation – Hardening

Preparation – Hardening

Learn what hardening is and identify the different components that require hardening.

6 videos
139 minutes of training

Logs
Course
Logs

Logs

Explore some of the common log formats and how to customize the web server configuration.

8 videos
96 minutes of training

Command Line
Course
Command Line

Command Line

Learn the purpose of some of the basic command-line tools and how to use them.

15 videos
138 minutes of training

Web Application Firewalls
Course
Web Application Firewalls

Web Application Firewalls

Learn about the different types of WAF configurations, as well as the OWASP CRS and its capabilities.

6 videos
119 minutes of training

Monitoring
Course
Monitoring

Monitoring

In this course, you'll explore the different elements involved in planning the monitoring of a web server, as well as what to look for on the logs and alarms.

8 videos
159 minutes of training

Active Defense
Course
Active Defense

Active Defense

Understand how to deploy active defense mechanisms that would allow the web server to prevent or delay attacks.

3 videos
53 minutes of training

 

What you’ll learn.

  • Hardening the network, host, web server and application
  • Implementing diverse web server controls
  • Using command-line utilities to test web servers and extract logs
  • Maintaining an efficient web application firewall configuration
  • Deploying active defense mechanisms

Who is this for?

  • Network and system administrators
  • Information security analysts
  • Security architects and engineers
  • Anyone wanting to learn about web server security

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