• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This lab simulates a Security Misconfiguration vulnerability found in the Digi Exchange Cyber Range. The challenge includes a Web App developed in Java that fails to implement the security principle of “Validate all Untrusted Input Before Using”.

Using Visual Studio Code, participants will analyze code to identify and mitigate instances of “Failure to universally validate policy constraints”.

Learning Objectives

On successful completion of this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills required to:

  • Apply strategic principles to keep Java applications safe from security misconfiguration
  • Demonstrate the skills needed to discover security misconfiguration
  • Fix security misconfiguration in Java

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

  • Risk Management
  • Software Development


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