Fundamentals of Web Security

Our lives are becoming increasingly digitized and connected.  More and more information is accessible from the Web and the need to protect sensitive data is extremely important. However, the difficulty in protecting such data has grown exponentially. Although it is not possible to achieve “absolute security,” there are protection measures which allow organizations to significantly reduce the web security risks they face. This course is an introduction to basic security measures.

Take this course individually or as part of the Web Certificate Program.

Who Should Attend

This course is for anyone working to become a web developer, beginning a career as a web developer, or those who simply want to learn the basics of web application security.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Understand the top 10 web security risks
  • Learn and apply basic rules of creating Web applications that are resistant to these risks

Course Outline/Topics

  • Learn the top 10 most critical web application security risks, as defined by the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
  • Discuss the anatomy of each risk and the techniques you should use to protect your applications from these potential vulnerabilities


Familiarity with web applications development.

Ilya was a very knowledgeable and engaging facilitator. The topics covered were exactly what I expected and needed. I will be recommending this same seminar to others within my department.

— Student, 2013

Dates and locations to be announced.