The Foundational Application Security Training (FAST) course is an 8-hour class focused on explaining the fundamentals of applications and their security. This lecture-focused class is designed to allow managers, product owners, support staff and non-developers to understand application security. This lecture includes what makes up the various modern application technologies, the application development process, what vulnerabilities and risks are exposed via applications and how the attacks happen.
This course will enable organizations to improve how they focus on application security while continuing to increase the coordination between the various teams including development, project management, product owners, IT, and security. Attendees will be able to understand and explain the various risks and controls within a secure modern application environment.
Instructor: Kevin Johnson
Course Length: 8-Hours
This page is for the On-Demand version of this course. Please check our Live Events Calendar for any live presentations of this class currently scheduled.
- Introduction – Why focus on Application Security?
- Security Foundation
- Identity and Access Management
- Security Controls
- Security by Design Principles
- Design best practices to build secure software
- Securing the dev lifecycle
- Waterfall vs Agile
- Testing tools
- OWASP® Top 10 Vulnerabilities
- Definitions and risk discussion
- Web Penetration Testing
- Testing Methodology
Who Should Take This Course
This class has no prerequisites. It is lecture-based, and there are no laptop requirements.
Kevin Johnson is the Chief Executive Officer of Secure Ideas. Kevin has a long history in the IT field including system administration, network architecture and application development. He has been involved in building incident response and forensic teams, architecting security solutions for large enterprises, and penetration testing everything from government agencies to Fortune 100 companies. In addition, Kevin is a faculty member at IANS and was an instructor and author for the SANS Institute.