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    eLearnSecurity Web Defense Professional (eWDP)

    Have you ever wanted to learn more about how web applications are attacked in the real world and learn ways you can help minimize an organization or device's attack surface? The eLearnSecurity Web Defense Professional (eWDP) certification will illustrate exactly how modern-day attacks work, what the impact of an attack is, and what you can do to fix it. This is done through real-world engagement scenarios and activities as well as a theory-based pre-exam designed to put your defense knowledge to the test.

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    Bolster your defense and protect your domain

    The eLearnSecurity Web Defense Professional (eWDP) certification gives you the opportunity to prove your web application attack and defense skills through a theory-based exam combined with real world scenarios in secure, virtual labs and sandbox environments. You'll not only gain a detailed understanding of the techniques and methodology used to simplify the defense of web applications, but you'll be presented with in-depth, practical advice about how to simplify your defense and implement attack mitigations.

    How does the eWDP do this?
    ⁠After you've demonstrated your understanding of web application security defense theory through a multiple choice pre-exam, you'll be asked to identify and propose valid solutions to vulnerable web applications through a practical, hands-on examination. This includes assessing and mitigating findings from a penetration test report and validating security fixes through proof-of-concept exploits to ensure you're able to illustrate the impact of security issues to development teams and managers.

    eWDP for Teams

    Does your team need to close the gap between web application attack and defense to better seucre your business? The eWDP helps teach teams of all sizes about how to protect your applications against user enumeration, brute force attacks, default credentials being active, and more. This certification is critical for any teams or team members responsible for keeping your critical infrastructure secure.

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    eWDP Learning Objectives

    If you're looking to get certified in web application defense, but want to do more than flip through slides and read walls of text, then look no further. The Web Application Defense Professional certification tests your understanding of web application security defense theory through a multiple choice pre-exam. Once you've mastered the essentials, you're presented with a practical exam designed to validate your ability to mitigate security vulnerabilities and identify areas where a web application may be at risk. Your course material will cover OWASP methodologies, tools, and tests, authentication schema bypasses, path traversal attacks, local file inclusion attacks, IDOR attacks, and much more. In addition, you'll have the opportunity to complete more than 40 hands-on lab exercises.

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    Configuration Management

    Learn how to maintain a computer's software, systems, and processes in a consistent state.


    Authentication and Authorization

    Gain a thorough understanding of the steps needed to verify a user and what level of authorization they should have.


    Session Management

    Familiarize yourself with the process of securely handling multiple requests from a single user or device.


    Virtual Patching

    Secure your critical data from known exploits and vulnerabilities by implementing multiple layers of security.


    Logic Flaws

    Sometimes things don't always go as expected, and you need to know what to do and how to react when things just don't make sense.


    Denial of Service

    Gain the knowledge and skills needed to quickly respond in the event of a denial of service attack.


    Client Side and Phishing

    Take a deep dive into the various types of phishing schemes used to infiltrate a user's computer.


    Error Handling and Logging

    Practice the steps needed to accurately track when errors and vulnerabilities occur within a system or device.

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    Web Defense Professional

    Have you ever wondered about how web applications are attacked in the real world and what you can do to mitigate every attack? The Web Defense Professional Learning Path will illustrate exactly how each attack works, what the impact of each attack is, how to fix it, and how the exploit no longer works after the fix. This learning path will also give you in-depth, practical advice about how to simplify your defense and how to implement attack mitigations that actually work (regardless of you having access to the source code or not). In addition, it will cover mitigation advice for multiple platforms and languages, the OWASP Testing Guide, detailed techniques and methodology to simplify the defense of web applications, advanced usage of OWASP ZAP, OWASP OWTF, ModSecurity, and more. The Web Defense Professional Learning Path also prepares you for the eWDP exam and certification.

    Learning Path Difficultyprofessional
    37.2 hrs

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    The eWDP gives you in-depth knowledge and practical skills needed to reinforce your defensive posture and attack mitigation techniques.


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    The purpose of the exam and what you'll accomplish if you pass.
    Demonstrate your hands-on defense domain capabilities and theory through a comprehensive pre-exam and practical assessment.
    Core cybersecurity skills required by security and network administrators.
    Penetration testing and vulnerability assessment
    Time Limit
    The amount of time you have to complete the certification exam.
    90 Minutes for Quiz with 14 Days to Complete Lab and Report
    90 Minutes
    165 Minutes
    The number of questions required by the certification exam.
    Hands-On Lab with Pre-Exam
    Hands-on Labs
    Does the certification require hands-on labs to prove that you understand the concepts?
    Real World Scenarios
    Questions include real world scenarios with in-platform labs.
    The type of expertise required to complete this exam.
    Requirements to take the exam
    Source Code, Web Applications, Vulnerability Identification, Virtual Patching
    Entry-level cyber security
    Network+, Security+ or equivalent with 3-4 years or experience.
    The amount you must pay to attempt the certification exam.
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