• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this secure coding course we focus on Integer overflows, how they happen and how to identify and mitigate risks from integer overflows in JAVA. Presenting Integer Overflow common pitfalls, this course covers precondition testing, upcasting, big integer objects, google guava, and discussions of defense in depth strategies including least privilege concepts.

Learning Objectives

On successful completion of this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills to prevent path traversal attacks in Java, including:

  • Identify and mitigate risks from integer overflows
  • Write code to identify and prevent integer overflows
  • Create and enact best practices for integer overflow prevention


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.