OWASP 10 Training for Developers & Web Applications

Course Description

Created for developers with experience developing web applications in any programming language, this course focuses on the most common security defects identified by the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP). To accomplish this, the course describes in detail each item included in the 2013 OWASP Top 10 list. Each lesson describes a vulnerability and provides practical guidance for testing and remediation. Additionally, this course also presents practical walkthroughs that demonstrate how the vulnerabilities are exploited.

Course Themes

  • Introduce the most prevalent web application security issues
  • Describe testing methods and applications
  • Provide remediation guidance to help eradicate specific issues
  • Demonstrate how the issues are exploited by attackers

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the role of security in the software development life cycle
  • Strategize how best to create secure applications
  • Recognize the details of and the causes behind secure coding errors and mistakes
  • Describe how software security defects are exploited
  • Efficiently utilize discovery methods for uncovering security defects
  • Strategize practices to help prevent the most common mistakes and ultimately create more secure software


Duration: 1 1/2 Hours

Level: Introductory

Intended Audience:

  • Developers
  • Development Managers
  • QA Engineers
  • Architects
  • Application Security Specialists

Competencies: Familiarity with at least one web programming language


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