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Application Security Engineer - Author Award for Educators 2017 - 2019

The badge earner has developed and published a university course to educate students on how to scan and test web applications for identification and analysis of vulnerabilities and attacks using IBM AppScan Standard. The course will teach students topics such as OWASP web application security standards, SQL injection flaws, authentication, cross-site scripting, sensitive data exposure, and Glass box scanning.

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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 Engineer 2017:  Covering Web application security threats; OWASP attack classifications; SQL injection attacks; Broken authentication; Cross-site Scripting; Insecure direct object reference; Sensitive data exposure; Cross-site request forgery; Security in the software development lifecycle; Automated security scans and test; Vulnerability testing; Reporting; Scanning sites that use JavaScript and Flash; Glass box; Troubleshooting AppScan.
  • Publishing the university course in the university collaboration space.
  • Submitting curriculum for the Faculty Rewards proposal.
  • Obtaining the Faculty Rewards International Curriculum review board's approval.
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