• Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Secure Java Web Application Development Lifecycle (SDL) is a lab-intensive, hands-on Java / JEE security training course, essential for experienced enterprise developers who need to engineer, maintain, and support secure JEE-based web applications.

Learning Objectives

Understand potential sources for untrusted data
Understand the consequences for not properly handling untrusted data such as denial of service, cross-site scripting, and injections
To test web applications with various attack techniques to determine the existence of and effectiveness of layered defenses
Prevent and defend the many potential vulnerabilities associated with untrusted data
Understand the vulnerabilities of associated with authentication and authorization
To detect, attack, and implement defenses for authentication and authorization functionality and services
Understand the dangers and mechanisms behind Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) and Injection attacks
To detect, attack, and implement defenses against XSS and Injection attacks
Understand the concepts and terminology behind defensive, secure, coding
Understand the use of Threat Modeling as a tool in identifying software vulnerabilities based on realistic threats against meaningful assets
Perform both static code reviews and dynamic application testing to uncover vulnerabilities in Java-based web applications
Design and develop strong, robust authentication and authorization implementations within the context of JEE
Understand the fundamentals of XML Digital Signature and XML Encryption as well as how they are used within the web services arena
To detect, attack, and implement defenses for both RESTful and SOAP-based web services and functionality
Understand techniques and measures that can used to harden web and application servers as well as other components in your infrastructure
Understand and implement the processes and measures associated with the Secure Software Development (SSD)
Acquire the skills, tools, and best practices for design and code reviews as well as testing initiatives
Understand the basics of security testing and planning
Work through a comprehensive testing plan for recognized vulnerabilities and weaknesses

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Software Development