Web Application Hacking Penetration Testing Training Course

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Train With CyberQ Skill Pack Challenges

CyberQ Skillpacks are designed to test your skills in a variety of different challenges with limited guidance. Each challenge runs independently as its own “Self-Paced Capture the Flag.” Launching a Skill Pack challenge will reserve your very own space in our CyberQ Data Center, we will raise the Attack Console, as well as the down-range vulnerable targets for you to practice and challenge your skills.


Each challenge includes a set of distinct challenge flags, in order to solve the flags you must perform a variety of procedures in the target environment including basic host discovery, service discovery, vulnerability analysis, attack procedures, privilege escalation, and more.


Please note, this is not a learning lab. Skill packs are designed intentionally with challenges, puzzles, and preconfigured targets that will test your ability to identify, analyze, exploit, and own the targets. If you are new to Cyber and have never participated in a cyber challenge or competition, Skill packs may be too advanced. So, feel free to browse our learning productsif this describes you, however, if you are ready for a challenge, enjoy solving complex puzzles and testing your limits, CyberQ challenges are a great way to hone your trade craft.

Web Application Hacking and Penetration Testing Techniques Skill Pack

This Skill Pack will challenge your skills in salient web application hacking and penetration testing techniques including; Remote Code Execution, Local File Inclusion (LFI), SQL Injection, Arbitrary File Upload, Directory Traversal, Web Application Enumeration, Command Injection, Remote Buffer Overflow, Credential Attack, Shell Injection, and SSH Bruteforce Attacks.

Each challenge contains a fully designed target network with live virtual machines, servers, web hosts, and vulnerable sites and applications. Launching a challenge will open the CyberQ Console and safely connect you to our live attack environment right through your browser. Depending on the challenge, you will land in your attack machine, either Kali or Parrot, where you will have instant access to the full suite of attack tools required to carry out your challenge. Targets are preconfigured with host and application vulnerabilities which you will uncover as you progress through the challenges. CyberQ is a fully automated Cyber Range platform providing you with a self-driven Capture-the-flag experience in each challenge. 

Web Application Hacking Skill Pack

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Gain direct hands-on practical experience on Industry’s leading Cyber Range Platform – CyberQ. Successful Completion of this Web Application Hacking and Penetration Testing Skill Pack will gain you Job-ready Cyber skills and execution efficiency against cyber challenges.

About Web Application Hacking and Penetration Testing Skill Pack

The evolution of the Internet and web technologies, combined with rapidly increasing Internet connectivity, has led to the emergence of a new business landscape. Web applications are an integral component of online businesses. Everyone connected via the Internet is using various web applications for different purposes, including online shopping, email, chats, and social networking.

Web applications are becoming increasingly vulnerable to more sophisticated threats and attack vectors. Attackers attempt various application-level attacks to compromise the security of web applications to commit fraud or steal sensitive information.

Pen testers and attackers use the web application hacking methodology to gain knowledge of a particular web application to compromise it successfully. This methodology allows them to plan each step to increase their chances of successfully hacking the application. Under this methodology, they do the following to collect detailed information about various resources needed to run or access the web application:
  • 03 Tick icon Footprint web infrastructure
  • 03 Tick icon Analyze web applications
  • 03 Tick icon Bypass client-side controls
  • 03 Tick icon Attack authentication mechanisms
  • 03 Tick icon Attack authorization schemes
  • 03 Tick icon Attack access controls
  • 03 Tick icon Attack session management mechanisms
  • 03 Tick icon Perform injection attacks
  • 03 Tick icon Attack application logic flaws
  • 03 Tick icon Attack shared environments
  • 03 Tick icon Attack database connectivity
  • 03 Tick icon Attack web application clients
  • 03 Tick icon Attack web services

Web Application Hacking and Penetration Testing Techniques Covered in the Skill Pack

  • 03 Tick icon Remote Code Execution
  • 03 Tick icon Local File Inclusion (LFI)
  • 03 Tick icon SQL Injection
  • 03 Tick icon Arbitrary File Upload
  • 03 Tick icon Directory Traversal
  • 03 Tick icon Web Application Enumeration
  • 03 Tick icon Command Injection
  • 03 Tick icon Remote Buffer Overflow
  • 03 Tick icon Credential Attack
  • 03 Tick icon Shell Injection
  • 03 Tick icon SSH Bruteforce

Gain related NICE skills for Web Application Hacking and Penetration Testing

Skill in conducting vulnerability scans and recognizing vulnerabilities in security systems.
Skill in assessing the robustness of security systems and designs.
Skill in mimicking threat behaviors.
Skill in the use of penetration testing tools and techniques.
Skill in conducting application vulnerability assessments.
Skill to develop insights about the context of an organization’s threat environment.

Related Job Roles for Web Application Hacking and Penetration Testing

  • 04 JobRole Person Icon Blue Team Technician
  • 04 JobRole Person Icon Red Team Technician
  • 04 JobRole Person Icon Computer Network Defense (CND) Auditor
  • 04 JobRole Person Icon Ethical Hacker
  • 04 JobRole Person Icon Information Security Engineer
  • 04 JobRole Person Icon Internal Enterprise Auditor
  • 04 JobRole Person Icon Penetration Tester
  • 04 JobRole Person Icon Network Security Engineer
  • 04 JobRole Person Icon Technical Surveillance Countermeasures Technician
  • 04 JobRole Person Icon Reverse Engineer
  • 04 JobRole Person Icon Risk/Vulnerability Analyst
  • 04 JobRole Person Icon Vulnerability Manager