Professionally Evil API Testing: GraphQL, SOAP, and REST Fundamentals and Techniques
July 11 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT
Instructor: Jennifer Shannon
Course Length: 4 Hours
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Are you interested in learning how to test different types of APIs for quality and security? Do you want to dive into the essential skills and techniques for testing GraphQL, SOAP, and REST APIs? If so, this course is for you! In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of API testing, including what APIs are, how they work, and why they are important. You will also learn the differences between GraphQL, SOAP, and REST APIs, and how they affect the way you test them for flaws and vulnerabilities. You will gain hands-on experience with various tools and frameworks for API testing, such as Postman, SoapUI, and GraphQL Playground. By the end of this course, you will be equipped to:
- Perform endpoint analysis to understand the API’s structure and functionality.
- Conduct scans on APIs to identify security misconfigurations and excessive data exposure, ensuring robust security measures.
- Understanding the unique issues affected GraphQL, REST, and SOAP API’s.
- Thoroughly assess APIs for rate limiting mechanisms and business logic flaws that may lead to unauthorized access or abuse.
This course is suitable for individuals seeking to learn how to hack web APIs or enhance their API security skills. Whether you are a penetration tester, security analyst, developer, or an individual interested in understanding API security, this course will provide you with the necessary knowledge and hands-on experience. Prior foundational knowledge in web application security, HTTP requests, and familiarity with common web application testing tools, such as Burp Suite or OWASP ZAP, is recommended to make the most of this course.
Pay-What-You-Can and Cyber Range Access
Cyber Range access varies depending on payment level.
|Cyber Range Access
|Less than $295
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|Six Months Cyber Range Access
|Full Price – $575
|Twelve Months Cyber Range Access
Jennifer is a senior security consultant at Secure Ideas with a background in malware analysis, penetration testing, and teaching. An avid computer geek for most of her life, she began her journey in cybersecurity as a SOC Analyst, where she showed an aptitude for penetration testing and malware analysis. Her background as “blue team” uniquely prepared her for guiding clients through remediation and contextualizing findings for their environment.
She graduated with honors from Florida State College at Jacksonville’s networking program. While pursuing her degree, she dedicated time to teaching computing skills to underrepresented minorities. Jennifer continues to be passionate about teaching and is eager to share her knowledge with anyone who will listen.