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Application Security Analyst - Explorer Award for Educators 2016

Through attendance in an instructor-led faculty workshop designed to show faculty how to educate students, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to scan and test web applications for identification and analysis of  vulnerabilities and attacks, using IBM AppScan Standard. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as OWASP security standards, Glassbox scanning, cross-site scripting, broken authentication, and threat analysis and reports.

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What it takes to earn this badge

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Cyber Security Overview: Covering Security Overview, Trends, Case Studies; Security standards and frameworks.
  • Completion of Module II - Cyber Security Foundations: Covering Application Security Technologies: - HTML5 and JavaScript Programming - SQL Relational database, objects and tables.
  • Completion of Module III - Application Security Analyst: Covering Web application components and security issues; OWASP attack classifications; SQL Injection; Brute Force authentication, Cross-site Scripting (XSS); Insecure direct object reference; Sensitive data exposure; Cross-site request forgery (CSRF); Vulnerability testing, scanning and threat modeling; Reporting threats and vulnerabilities; Glass Box; Scanning Web Services; Extend functions using SDK and AXF; Troubleshooting AppScan.
  • Participation in the faculty enablement session.
  • Passing the Application Security Analyst practice test for "IBM Application Security Analyst 2016".
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