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Application Security Engineer - Mastery Award for Students 2017 - 2019

The badge earner has a proven expertise to scan and test web applications for the identification and analysis of vulnerabilities and attacks, using IBM AppScan Standard. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on 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 student of the IBM Skills Academy with no prior professional experience.
  • 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.
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "Application Security Engineer 2017".
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