Defending Node Applications from SQL Injection, XSS, & CSRF Attackspro-logo


Why Learn to Prevent SQL Injection, XSS, & CSRF Attacks in Your Express Applications?

Web applications are constantly under threat. From malicious threat actors to curious teenagers, malicious code or hacking attempts are coming from every angle. Using the OWASP Top 10’s list of the most critical security risks to web applications as a guide, you can protect your users, and yourself, from threats to your Node.js applications.

Take-Away Skills

By completing this course, you will have learned how to start protecting your Node.js web application from SQL Injection, Cross-Site Scripting (XSS), and Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) Attacks. You will also learn safer JavaScript coding practices as well as the basics of Remediation and Incident Response. After completing this course, you will know how to make your Node.js and Express applications safer from malicious actors.

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    Learn what CSRF attacks are and the primary techniques to mitigate them.
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    Learn how to spot and prevent SQL injection attacks.
  3. 4
    Learn how Cross-Site Scripting attacks work and how to prevent them.
  4. 5
    Learn and practice some techniques for keeping code secure.

What you'll create

Portfolio projects that showcase your new skills

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How you'll master it

Stress-test your knowledge with quizzes that help commit syntax to memory

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I know from first-hand experience that you can go in knowing zero, nothing, and just get a grasp on everything as you go and start building right away.

Course Description

Protect Node.js Applications from SQL Injection, CSRF, & XSS Attacks.


Earn a certificate of completion
8 hours to complete in total

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