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Security: Web Servers, Browsers and Cloud  

As the web gained popularity, it also gained more and more security threats. The web is one of the most vulnerable entry points of any system. This class addresses some of these threats and helps you to mitigate against them.

In this 2-day course we will investigate both Internet security in general and more specifically web security for browsers, web servers, and the cloud in general. Recommended as the 4th course in the Information Security Certificate.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
  • Describe a web application and its relationship to a browser
  • Understand the workings of the WWW and HTTP
  • List and explain the main vulnerabilities against the WWW
  • Secure your web pages against attack
  • Evaluate risks and implement a proper defense
  • Implement TLS/SSL to secure communications
  • Describe how JavaScript can be exploited
  • Implement defense against JavaScript exploitation
  • Describe other network threats and how to mitigate for them
  • Use proper standards-based HTTP tools to secure content
  • Describe how the cloud relates to modern security
  • Implement techniques to secure a cloud-based web infrastructure

Audience: Any computer technology professionals needing IT security skillset

Recommended Prerequisites: Windows Experience

 

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