• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

When user input can influence dynamically generated code to influence program flow or execute arbitrary code the attack is often referred to as code injection. This course introduces ways to identify and mitigate this security weakness, referenced as CWE-94 by the 2020 CWE Top 25.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Refactor your program to avoid dynamically generated code
  • Validate all inputs by using stringent allowlists
  • Use automated static analysis and dynamic tools that target this type of weakness

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.