• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This lab on Plaintext Storage of Passwords assesses the learner’s understanding of how an existing Credentials Management Error in the database
supporting an ecommerce application can be discovered and exploited.

Learning Objectives


After completing this lab, the learner will understand how adversaries can exploit such vulnerabilities to:

  • Obtain passwords that should have been protected by defense in depth measures
  • Compromise a database
  • Expose plaintext and weakly encoded passwords

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.