University of California, Davis
Identifying Security Vulnerabilities
University of California, Davis

Identifying Security Vulnerabilities

This course is part of Secure Coding Practices Specialization

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13 hours (approximately)
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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, you will gain exposure to the ideas of threat modeling and applied cryptography. By the end of the module, you will be able to start to create threat models, and think critically about the threat models created by other people. You will be able to apply the STRIDE Method to your threat model and distinguish the trust boundaries in a given system. You will also gain a basic understanding of applied cryptography, such as encryption and secure hashing.

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14 videos3 readings1 quiz1 peer review2 discussion prompts

By the end of this module, you will have a fundamental understanding of injection problems in web applications. You'll be able to discuss and describe the three most common types of injection problems: SQL injection, cross-site scripting, and command injection. In order to drive home these concepts, you will be able to work on exploiting a SQL injection vulnerability in the WebGoat application. You'll be able to formulate plans to mitigate injection problems in your applications.

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17 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

By the end of this module, you will be able to evaluate a system to determine if it follows the generally prescribed secure methods for authentication and session management in web applications. You'll be able to distinguish the relationship between authentication, session management, and access control. You will also be able to exploit WebGoat's authentication and session management vulnerability. As well as be able to evaluate a system to determine if it performs sufficient security logging such that non-repudiation is enforced. This will help drive the concepts that you will learn in this module.

What's included

11 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

By the end of this module, you will understand how to effectively store password-related information, and NOT to store the actual plaintext passwords. You will also have a hands on coding assignment that will help you to better understand the mechanisms for effectively storing password-related information. Ready?

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9 videos1 reading1 quiz1 peer review1 discussion prompt

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4.7 (40 ratings)
Sandra Escandor-O'Keefe
University of California, Davis
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