• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This lab simulates an Injection vulnerability found in the Gold Standard Cyber Range. The challenge includes a Web App developed in Python that fails to implement the security principle of “Establish Secure Defaults”.

Using Visual Studio Code, participants will analyze code to identify and mitigate instances of “Failure to validate input and improper use of user input in SQL statements”.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Determine if generated SQL queries can be exploited
  • Identify SQL injection vulnerabilities in Python
  • Fix the SQL Injection vulnerabilities without making any unnecessary changes to the code or the Python application
  • Determine if generated SQL queries can be exploited

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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