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Web Security Essentials: MITM, CSRF, and XSS

Instructor

Mike Sherov
55m closed-captioning
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417
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Published 2 years ago
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Updated 8 months ago

As developers, we have a responsibility to protect the data our users trust us with. No one wants to wake up to the news that their site was hacked and all of the user accounts stolen.

Security is important, yet it is often overlooked and forgotten.

Part of the reason for this is that security seems hard to get right. This results in developers crossing their fingers and hoping for the best.

In this course, you'll learn how to protect your application by learning how to attack it.

Start your journey into web security today!

Check out these community notes for this course on Github.

Listen to Mike Sherov tell you about this course:

What you'll learn:

  • Session hijacking (and how to prevent it)
  • Using Charles proxy to simulate various attacks
  • Securely configuring cookies and protecting the data inside them
  • Security rules of thumb such as 'defense in depth' and 'principle of least power'

Learner Reviews

  • Praney Behl
    a year ago
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    What did you like about this course?

    Excellent course, learned a lot! Thank you 😊

  • Tirth
    a year ago
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    What did you like about this course?

    A must watch for all developers. These are the very basics for any development

  • Greco Rubio
    a year ago
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    What did you like about this course?

    Very complete and concise, thanks!

  • yerlanyr
    a year ago
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    What did you like about this course?

    love topic of security wish there was more

  • nenostra
    a year ago
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    How will you use what you learned from this course?

    Course and information was good, but the examples seemed extremely unrealistic. I understood how the attacks work, but not sure how would someone get someone else to paste a script tag into an input. Maybe including examples of how actual hackers trick people into making these kind of things would be useful.

  • Victor Hazbun
    a year ago
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    What did you like about this course?

    Amazing intro to web security, I liked how he hacked and then patched each security issue. Hope to see more advanced topics on security.

Course Content

55m • 17 lessons

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