2023-2024 Catalog

CIS 542 Web Application Security


CIS 502 or CIS 505

This course addresses the risks, threats and vulnerabilities for web-based applications. This course presents security strategies that enable a secure operation of web applications by identifying and mitigating the risk associated with web-enabled applications. Topics include a review of the evolutionary changes that have occurred in web application technologies and cyberattacks, vulnerabilities associated with web-enabled applications and server/client controls.


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 a dean, advisor or coach for additional information.