Course Code: TK401G

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IBM : IBM Security AppScan Standard Fundamentals


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This course is designed to give a basic proficiency in the use of AppScan Standard to scan web sites for vulnerabilities.

Pre-Requisites

Before taking this course, make sure that you have the following skills:

  • Completion of TK330G Web Application Security Fundamentals
  • Familiarity with web site technologies
  • Familiarity with basic internet protocols

  • AppScanStandard Overview
  • Installation and setup
  • Maximizing your installation
  • Configuring a scan
  • Running a scan
  • Reviewing the results
  • Creating reports and exporting data
  • Scanning Web 2.0 applications
  • Logging in and managing sessions
  • Glass box and malware scanning
  • Content-based scanning
  • Optimizing your scan
  • Scanning web services
  • Extending AppScan Standard
  • Troubleshooting AppScan

When you finish this course, you should be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Explain the capabilities of Security AppScan Standard
  • Describe the potential risks of conducting an automated security scan
  • Configure and run a security scan
  • Compare manual and automatic exploration
  • Describe the process of analyzing scan results and using issue management
  • Review scan results, filter false positives, prioritize issues, and communicate them to your stakeholders
  • Optimize your scan configuration and use advanced techniques to scan your web applications
  • Explain scan logs and messages, export a scan log, and troubleshoot scans
  • Create reports that are based on discovered security issues
  • Extend the functions by using the Security AppScan Standard Software Development Kit (SDK) and eXtensions Framework (AXF)
  • Troubleshoot Security AppScan Standard

Beginning AppScan users