Application Security Primer Course

A short-form course designed to meet compliance needs after a comprehensive course is attended.

Class Duration

  • 1 day

Class Synopsis

Secure Ideas’ Application Security Primer is a lecture-based short-form course covering the foundations of application security. This course walks students through the OWASP® Top 10 and related defenses. Students will be able to explain the various vulnerabilities and what they mean to an application security program.


The following serves as a tenative agenda for this class. The class is regularly updated to incorporate the latest information on modern web application concepts and attacks.

  • Introduction
  • OWASP®
  • A1 - Injection
  • A2 - Broken Authentication
  • A3 - Sensitive Data Exposure
  • A4 - External XML Entities (XXE)
  • A5 - Access Control Flaws
  • A6 - Security Misconfiguration
  • A7 - Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
  • A8 - Insecure Deserialization
  • A9 - Using Components with Known Vulnerabilities
  • A10 - Insufficient Logging and Monitoring
  • Defenses
  • Summary
  • Course Check Test


Students attending this class should, at a minimum, have familiarity with the following concepts:

  • How the web works
  • HTML
  • JavaScript




up to 30 students

  • Best for Corporate Training
  • Recorded for convenience
  • Lecture-based
  • Course check for compliance testing