• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Out-of-bounds Read is a security defect that can allow attackers to read sensitive information from other memory locations or cause a crash. This course introduces ways to identify and mitigate this security weakness, referenced as CWE-125 by the 2020 CWE Top 25.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify and mitigate Out-of-Bounds vulnerabilities
  • Apply techniques for spotting weaknesses through code review, testing and best practices.
  • Recognize their potential impact Out-of-Bounds Read errors have
  • Apply coding best practices
  • Test your application to detect out-of-bounds read errors

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.