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Overview

Web applications are currently the predominant source of software vulnerabilities exploited in in online attacks. There is a growing need and growing demand for web programmers to be security aware.

This course covers the main types of web application vulnerabilities and current best practice professional coding and testing practices to be able to successfully develop secure web applications.

The course covers OWASP vulnerabilities cross site scripting browser security model and weaknesses Injection attacks DNS Man in the middle Data leakage Spoofing UI and Social vulnerabilities Assurance and Testing Standards. Course coverage will be constantly updated over time to reflect emerging vulnerabilities and practices.

A programming background is not required but it will be helpful in some of the more applied topics. Students need a keen devious and analytical mind. To get the most from this course students will need to engage in independent study and research and be able to act as independent self directed learners.

Study Level

Postgraduate

Offering Terms

Term 2

Campus

Kensington

Indicative contact hours

5

Conditions for Enrolment

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Fees

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