With threats coming from multiple directions, today’s business leaders and developers need to understand the risks and consequences associated with unsafe coding. Many of the most damaging breaches featured in the headlines could have been avoided if secure coding was better understood and prioritized.
The OWASP Top 10 is a widely-referenced list of the most common and critical web application security weaknesses. Described as a powerful awareness document for web application security, the Top 10 are designed to provide a comprehensive list of secure development and coding best practices.
A self-paced learning experience, the OWASP Top 10 course from Global Learning Systems dives into the technical aspects of each of the ten risk areas identified by OWASP in 2017. Through realistic scenario-based learning, the course thoroughly explains each issue, presents the risks, and outlines mitigation or prevention strategies. Learners gain an understanding of the critical importance of safe coding practices, and their impact on both application and organizational security.
Audience: The target audience for this course is software and web application developers.
In addition to a detailed look at each risk, the course emphasizes developing an information security mindset. Learners gain an understanding of the critical importance of safe coding practices, and their impact on both application and organizational security. Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to:
Organizations can offer the training as a single course with a comprehensive final exam or as separate modules with individual final tests.