• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This lab simulates a cross-site scripting vulnerability that can be found in an online banking application built using Java which fails to validate input and encode output. Using Visual Studio Code participants will determine whether the data is correctly encoded for the context in which it will appear in web application output.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify a cross-site scripting vulnerabilities in a Java application
  • Fix cross-site scripting vulnerabilities without making any unnecessary changes to the code or the system
  • Determine if data is correctly encoded

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.