Proactive Web Defense

3 Days | Face to Face

Exploit the vulnerabilities of a web application – as if you were behind the screen of an attacker.

The exploitation of a single security flaw in a web application can easily lead to a fully-fledged security breach. 

This course uses step-by-step tutorials and practical exercises to give participants a tangible and thorough understanding of the modern offensive mindset and its capabilities. 

What are the features?

The focus is on providing guidance on secure coding best practice and defensive programming strategies to make web applications more robust and resilient to attacks.

Business orientated

Practical, exercise-driven, and business-focused.


Written and delivered by our consultants – experienced cyber security professionals, responsible for network penetration tests, daily.


Focused on the offensive techniques and capabilities of modern attackers, and how to defend against them.


Free reign to attack a realistic, simulated network, teaching you core principles that can’t be achieved with a defensive mindset alone.


Teaches how to implement robust cyber security measures to suit your organization, way beyond the basics.


Covers: secure coding principles, design and source code reviews, and vulnerability assessment tools.

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Who should attend?

This course is designed for individuals responsible for web development, but it’s just as suitable for technical project managers. Content caters for beginners with limited or no security knowledge, with a gradual progression to advanced topics. 

  • Can build a dynamic web application that can communicate with a database
  • Has a basic understanding of relational databases and SQL
  • Can read basic JavaScript (even if you can’t write it)
  • Understands the basic principles of web servers and HTTP
Course highlights

Course highlights

  • Identify, exploit, and remediate all the common web application security flaws over and above the OWASP Top Ten
  • Build secure web applications that withstand advanced attacks
  • Learn how hackers attack web applications, web servers and database servers
  • Deploy secure web and database servers that can withstand an attack
  • Build a development team with the most up-to-date and effective secure coding practices at their disposal
Business cases

The business case

From your team to the board, everyone needs results, which is why our courses come with their own individual business case.

This 3-day Proactive Web Defense course will:

  • Strengthen your web-based applications’ resilience to cyber attacks, including the most advanced threats
  • Kick-start a reputation of cyber security excellence to improve relationships with third parties and prospective employees
  • Improve your adherence to GDPR regulations
  • Reduce the time and cost of remediating vulnerabilities by increasing your organization’s defensive and offensive cyber security capabilities
  • Create positive awareness of – and conventions towards – cyber security standards within the development team and beyond
  • Help you fulfil secure coding requirements for PCI DSS

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