Web Application Security: Understanding HTTP Security Headers

Web Application Security: Understanding HTTP Security Headers


18 Lessons

1h 10min

Certificate of Completion

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Web Application Security: Understanding HTTP Security Headers
8 Quizzes
19 Illustrations

Takeaway Skills

Establishing secure web applications using HTTP security headers

Understanding Content Security Policy

Configuring Node.js web applications securely

Learning how to test and monitor for security headers and vulnerable JavaScript libraries

Roadmap for next steps in web controls and security headers spec

Course Overview

This course teaches you hands-on practical use of HTTP security headers as browser security controls to help secure web applications. For each HTTP security header that can enhance your web application security, you'll learn what is the overall risk of not implementing it, and what does a proposed solution help with. Finally, you'll learn how to implement and configure the security header with Helmet, a popular and well maintained Node.js package on npm.


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