Java and Web Application Security

SEC-124 (3 Days)

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Security Training Overview

Accelebrate's Java and Web Application Security Training teaches developers common weaknesses that allow hackers to attack your system and the best practices needed to prevent them. Attendees learn typical Web vulnerabilities with a focus on how they affect Java web apps across the entire stack from the Java Runtime Environment at the rear of the back end up to modern AJAX and HTML5-based front-ends.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

Security Training Objectives

All attendees will:

  • Understand basic concepts of security, IT security and secure coding
  • Learn Web vulnerabilities beyond OWASP Top Ten and know how to avoid them
  • Learn about XML security
  • Learn client-side vulnerabilities and secure coding practices
  • Have a practical understanding of cryptography
  • Learn to use various security features of the Java development environment
  • Learn about typical coding mistakes and how to avoid them
  • Get information about some recent vulnerabilities in the Java framework
  • Get sources and further readings on secure coding practices

Security Training Outline

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Introduction
IT Security and Secure Coding
  • What is Risk?
  • IT Security vs. Secure Coding
From Vulnerabilities to Botnets and Cybercrime
  • Nature of security flaws
  • Reasons for difficulty
  • From an infected computer to targeted attacks
  • The Seven Pernicious Kingdoms
  • OWASP Top Ten 2017
Web Application Security
Injection
  • Injection principles
  • SQL injection
  • Other injection flaws
Broken Authentication
  • Session handling threats
  • Session handling best practices
  • Session handling in Java
  • Setting cookie attributes – best practices
  • Cross-site request forgery (CSRF)
XML External Entity (XXE)
  • XML Entity introduction
  • XML external entity attack (XXE) – resource inclusion
  • XML external entity attack – URL invocation
  • XML external entity attack – parameter entities
  • Exercise – XXE attack
  • Preventing entity-related attacks
  • Case study – XXE in Google Toolbar
Broken Access Control
  • Typical access control weaknesses
  • Insecure direct object reference (IDOR)
  • Exercise – Insecure direct object reference
  • Protection against IDOR
  • Case study – Facebook Notes
Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
  • Persistent XSS
  • Reflected XSS
  • DOM-based XSS
  • Exercise – Cross-Site Scripting
  • XSS prevention
  • XSS prevention tools in Java and JSP
Insecure Deserialization
  • Deserialization basics
  • Security challenges of deserialization
  • Deserialization in Java
  • From deserialization to code execution
  • POP payload targeting the Apache Commons gadget (Java)
  • Real-world Java examples of deserialization vulnerabilities
  • Issues with deserialization – JSON
  • Best practices against deserialization vulnerabilities
Client-side Security
  • JavaScript security
  • Same Origin Policy
  • Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS)
  • Exercise – Client-side authentication
  • Client-side authentication and password management
  • Protecting JavaScript code
Clickjacking
  • Clickjacking
  • Exercise – Do you Like me?
  • Protection against Clickjacking
  • Anti frame-busting – dismissing protection scripts
  • Protection against busting frame busting
AJAX Security
  • XSS in AJAX
  • Script injection attack in AJAX
  • Exercise – XSS in AJAX
  • XSS protection in Ajax
  • Exercise CSRF in AJAX – JavaScript hijacking
  • CSRF protection in AJAX
HTML5 Security
  • New XSS possibilities in HTML5
  • HTML5 clickjacking attack – text field injection
  • HTML5 clickjacking – content extraction
  • Form tampering
  • Exercise – Form tampering
  • Cross-origin requests
  • HTML proxy with cross-origin request
  • Exercise – Client side include
Cryptosystems
  • Symmetric-key Cryptography
  • Other Cryptographic Algorithms
  • Asymmetric (public-key) cryptography
Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attack
  • Digital certificates against MitM attack
  • Certificate Authorities in Public Key Infrastructure
  • X.509 digital certificate
Java security Services
  • Java security services – architecture
  • Java Cryptographic Architecture
Secure communication in Java
  • Security services
  • SSL/TLS handshake
  • Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE)
  • Exercise Https – Switching from HTTP to HTTPS
Common Coding Errors and Vulnerabilities
  • Input validation
  • Integer problems
  • Path traversal vulnerability
  • Unvalidated redirects and forwards
  • Log forging
  • Improper use of security features
  • Password management
  • Improper error and exception handling
  • Time and state problems
  • Code quality problems
Principles of Security and Secure Coding
  • Matt Bishop’s principles of robust programming
  • The security principles of Saltzer and Schroeder
Knowledge Sources
  • Secure coding sources – a starter kit
  • Vulnerability databases
  • Java secure coding sources
  • Recommended books – Java
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

50%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

SEC-124

Duration:

3 Days

Prerequisites:

All students must have Java development experience.

Training Materials:

All Secure Coding training attendees receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

A VirtualBox virtual machine with all required software will be provided.

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