2019–2020 Catalog

CIS 542 Web Application Security


CIS 502 or CIS 505

This course addresses the risks, threats and vulnerabilities for web-based applications and the people who use them. This course presents security strategies to mitigate the risk associated with web applications and social networking. Topics also include a review of the evolutionary changes that have occurred in computing, communications, and social networking and securing systems against risks, threats and vulnerabilities associated with web-enabled applications.


Certification offering: Certification availability is subject to change.

Course preparation requirements: Course may require that prerequisites are satisfied through completion of a course at Strayer University, transfer credit or review of previous certifications earned. Contact your campus dean or associate campus dean, or student services coach for additional information.