• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This lab presents a challenge in the Gold Standard cyber range that reveals a Broken User Authentication vulnerability. The challenge is “Register as Loan Officer.” Abusing the registration functionality allows an adversary to bypass filters or access controls in Gold Standard to gain access to a default higher-privilege account.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understand how adversaries can exploit flaws in authentication mechanisms to discover valid identifiers to gain access with elevated privileges

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.