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Certified Application Security Engineer (CASE).NET


This program will be conducted with interactive lectures, PowerPoint presentation, discussion and practical exercise.

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Module 1: Understanding Application Security, Threats, and Attacks

• What is a Secure Application

• Need for Application Security
• Most Common Application Level Attacks
 SQL Injection Attacks
 Cross-site Scripting (XSS) Attacks
 Parameter Tampering
 Directory Traversal
 Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF) Attack
 Denial-of-Service (DoS) Attack
 Denial-of-Service (DoS): Examples
 Session Attacks
 Cookie Poisoning Attacks
 Session Fixation
• Why Applications become Vulnerable to Attacks
 Common Reasons for Existence of Application Vulnerabilities
 Common Flaws Existed due to Insecure Coding Techniques
 Improper Input Validation
 Insufficient Transport Layer Protection
 Improper Error Handling
 Insecure Cryptographic Storage
 Broken Authentication and Session Management
 Unvalidated Redirects and Forwards
 Insecure Direct Object References
 Failure to Restrict URL Access
• What Constitutes a Comprehensive Application Security?
 Application Security Frame
 3W’s in Application Security
• Insecure Application: A Software Development Problem
 Solution: Integrating Security in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
 Functional vs Security Activities in SDLC
 Advantages of Integrating Security in SDLC
 Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL)
• Software Security Standards, Models, and Frameworks
 The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
 OWASP TOP 10 Attacks-2017
 The Web Application Security Consortium (WASC)
 WASC Threat Classification
 Software Security Framework
 Software Assurance Maturity Model (SAMM)
 Building Security in Maturity Model (BSIMM)

Module 2: Security Requirements Gathering

• Importance of Gathering Security Requirements

 Security Requirements

 Gathering Security Requirements

 Why We Need Different Approach for Security Requirements Gathering

 Key Benefits of Addressing Security at Requirement Phase

 Stakeholders Involvement in Security Requirements Gathering

 Characteristics of Good Security Requirement: SMART

 Types of Security Requirements

 Functional Security Requirements

 Security Drivers

• Security Requirement Engineering (SRE)

 SRE Phases

 Security Requirement Elicitation

 Security Requirement Analysis

 Security Requirement Specification

 Security Requirement Management

 Common Mistakes Made in Each Phase of SRE

 Different Security Requirement Engineering Approaches/Model

• Abuse Case and Security Use Case Modeling

 Abuse Cases

 Threatens Relationship

 Abuse Case Modeling Steps

 Abuse Cases: Advantages and Disadvantages

 Abuse Case Template

 Security Use Cases

 Security Use Cases are Abuse Case Driven

 Modeling Steps for Security Use Cases

 Mitigates Relationship

 Abuse Case vs Security Use Case

 Security Use Case: Advantages and Disadvantages

 Security Use Case Template

 Security Use Case Guidelines

 Example 1: Use Case for Online Bidding System

 Example 1: Abuse Case for Online Bidding System

 Example 1: Security Use Case for Online Bidding System

 Example 2: Use Case for ATM System

 Example 2: Abuse Case for ATM System

 Example 2: Security Use Case for ATM System

 Example 3: Use Case for E-commerce System

 Example 3: Abuse Case for E-commerce System

 Example 3: Security Use Case for E-commerce System

 Effectiveness of Abuse and Security Case

• Abuser and Security Stories

 Textual Description Template: Abuser Stories and Security Stories

 Examples: Abuser Stories and Security Stories

 Effectiveness of Abuser and Security Stories

 Abuser Stories: Advantages and Disadvantages

• Security Quality Requirements Engineering (SQUARE)

 SQUARE Effectiveness

 SQUARE Process

 SQUARE: Advantages and Disadvantages

• Operationally Critical Threat, Asset, and Vulnerability Evaluation (OCTAVE

 OCTAVE Effectiveness

 OCTAVE Steps

 OCTAVE: Advantages and Disadvantages

Module 3: Secure Application Design and Architecture

• Relative Cost of Fixing Vulnerabilities at Different Phases of SDLC

• Secure Application Design and Architecture

• Goal of Secure Design Process

• Secure Design Actions

 Security Requirement Specifications

 Secure Design Principles

 Threat Modeling

 Secure Application Architecture

• Secure Design Principles

 Define Secure Design principles

 Secure Design Principles

 Security through obscurity

 Secure the Weakest Link

 Use Least Privilege Principle

 Secure by Default

 Fail Securely

 Apply Defense in Depth

 Do Not Trust User Input

 Reduce Attack Surface

 Enable Auditing and Logging

 Keep Security Simple

 Separation of Duties

 Fix Security Issues Correctly

 Apply Security in Design Phase

 Protect Sensitive Data

 Exception Handling

 Secure Memory Management

 Protect Memory or Storage Secrets

 Fundamentals of Control Granularity

 Fault Tolerance

 Fault Detection

 Fault Removal

 Fault Avoidance

 Loose Coupling

 High Cohesion

 Change Management and Version Control

• Threat Modeling

 Threat Modeling Phases

 Attack Surface Evaluation

 Threat Identification

 Impact Analysis

 Control Recommendations

 Threat Modeling Process

 Identify Security Objective

 Application Overview

 Decompose Application

 Identify Threats

 Identify Vulnerabilities

 Identify Security Objective

 How to Identify Security Objectives

 Create an Application Overview

 Draw the End-to-End Deployment Architecture

 Identify Various User Roles

 Identify Use Cases Scenarios

 Identify Technologies

 Identify Application Security Mechanisms

• Decompose Application

 Prepare and Document Threat Model Information

 Example: Threat Model Information

 Identify the External Dependencies

 External Dependencies: Example

 Identify the Entry Points

 Entry Points: Example

 Identify the Assets

 Assets: Example

 Identify the Trust Levels

 Trust Levels: Example

 Define Trust Levels to Entry points

 Define Trust Levels to Assets

 Perform Application Modelling using Data Flow Diagrams (DFDs)

 Determine the Threats: Identify the Goal of an Attacker and Create Threat Profile

 Example: Attacker’s Goal/Threat Profile and Vulnerabilities Associated

 Determine the Threats: Create a Security Profile

 Identify the Threats

 The STRIDE Model

 Example: Threat Categorized and Identified using STRIDE

 Determine Countermeasures and Mitigation Security Controls

 Document the Threats

 Rating the Threats

 Rating the Threats: DREAD Model

 Secure Application Architecture

 Design Secure Application Architecture

Module 4: Secure Coding Practices for Input Validation

• Input Validation

• Why Input Validation?

• Input Validation Specification

• Input Validation Approaches

 Client-side Input Validation

 Server-side Input Validation

 Client-Server Input Validation Reliability

• Input Filtering

 Input Filtering Technique

 Black Listing

 White Listing

 Input Filtering using a Regular Expression

• Secure Coding Practices for Input Validation: Web Forms

 ASP.NET Validation Controls

 Set of ASP.NET Validation Controls

 Required Field Validation Control

 Range Validation Control

 Comparison Validation Control

 Regular Expression Validation Control

 Custom Validation Control

 Validation Summary Control

 SQL Injection Attack Defensive Techniques

 Using Parameterized Queries

 Using Parameterized Stored Procedures

 Using Escape Routines to Handle Special Input Characters

 Using a Least-privileged Database Account

 Constraining Input

 XSS Attack Defensive Techniques

 Output Encoding

 Encoding Unsafe Output using HtmlEncode

 Encoding Unsafe Output using UrlEncode

 Anti-XSS Library

 Encoding Output using Anti-XSS Library

 Directory Traversing Defensive Technique

 Additional Techniques to Prevent Directory Traversal

• Secure Coding Practices for Input Validation: ASP.NET Core

 Input Validation using ModelState Object

 Input Validation using Data Annotation

 Input Validation using Custom Validation Attributes

 Input Validation using Remote Validation

 SQL Injection Attack Defensive Techniques

 Sanitize Inputs using Casting

 Using Parameterized Queries

 Using Stored Procedures

 Using ORM (Object Relation Model)

 XSS Defensive Techniques

 Enable Content Security Policy

 URL Encoding User Input

 Open Redirect Defensive Techniques

 Implement LocalRedirect()

 Disable X-Frame-Options

 Enable Cross Origin Request Sharing

 Enable Cross Origin Request Sharing (CORS) with Middleware

 Guidelines for Secure (CORS) Configuration

 Directory Traversing Defensive Techniques

 Disable Directory Listing

 Disable Non-standard Content Types

 Secure Static Files

• Secure Coding Practices for Input Validation: MVC

 XSS Defensive Techniques

 Enable Content Security Policy

 MVC Output Encoding

 Output Encoding using Anti-XSS Library

 Parameter Tampering Defensive Techniques

 Accept Data from Trusted Sources

 Encrypt and Decrypt Key Values

 Implement LocalRedirect()

 Open Redirect Defensive Techniques

Module 5: Secure Coding Practices for Authentication and Authorization

• Authentication and Authorization

 Authentication

 Authorization

• Common Threats on User Authentication and Authorization

 Account Hijacking

 Man-in-the-middle

 Phishing

 Unauthorized Access

 Information Leakage

 Privilege Escalation

 Sniffing

• Authentication and Authorization: Web Forms

 .NET Authentication and Authorization

 Different Level of Authentication

 ASP.NET Authentication

 Enterprise Services Authentication

 SQL Server Authentication

 ASP.NET Authentication

 ASP.NET Authentication Modes

• Forms Authentication

• Passport Authentication

• Custom Authentication

 Implementing Custom Authentication Scheme

• Windows Authentication

 Basic Authentication

 Digest Authentication

 Integrated Windows Authentication

 Certificate Authentication

 Anonymous Authentication

 Selecting an Appropriate Authentication Method

 Determining an Authentication Method

 Enterprise Services Authentication

 SQL Server Authentication

 Mixed Mode Authentication

 Windows Authentication

 Different Level of Authorization

 ASP.NET Authorization

 Enterprise Services Authorization

 SQL Server Authorization

 ASP.NET Authorization

 URL Authorization

 File Authorization

 What is Impersonation?

 Impersonation Options

 Impersonation is Disabled

 Impersonation Enabled

 Impersonation Enabled for a specific Identity

 Delegation

 Code-based Authorization

 Explicit Authorization

 Declarative Authorization

 Imperative Authorization

 Authorization using ASP.NET Roles

 Enterprise Services Authorization

 SQL Server Authorization

 User-defined Database Roles

 Application Roles

 Fixed Database Roles

• Authentication and Authorization: ASP.NET Core

 ASP.NET Core Authentication

 AspNetCore.Identity

 ASP.NET Core Authentication

 Implementing Identity on ASP.NET Core (Templates)

 ASP.NET Core External Provider Authentication

 Open Source Authentication Providers

 Enabling ASP.Net Core Identity

 Asp.Net Core Token-based Authentication

 JWT-JSON Web Token

 Configuring JSON Web Token Authentication

 Creating JWT Authentication

 Using Jquery to Access JWT

 IdentityServer4 Authentication

 Implement ASP.NET Identity with IdentityServer

 Configure Windows Authentication

 Windows Authentication

 Impersonation

 ASP.NET Core Authorization

 ASP.NET Core Role-based Authorization

 ASP.NET Core Role Authorization Policy

 Claim-based Authorization

 Custom Policy-based Authorization

 Resource-based Authorization

 View-based Authorization

• Authentication and Authorization: MVC

 Authentication and Authorization

 MVC Authentication Filter

 Implementing Single Sign-On

 Authentication using Third-party Identity Provider

 Implement Page Access Control with Standard Action Filters

• Authentication and Authorization Defensive Techniques: Web Forms

 Securing Forms Authentication Tickets

 Use Strong Hashing Algorithms to Validate Data

 Use Strong Encryption Algorithm to Secure Form Authentication Data

 Secure Form Authentication Cookies using SSL

 Securing Forms Authentication Credentials

 Preventing Session Hijacking using Cookie less Authentication

 Avoiding Forms Authentication Cookies from Persisting using Display Remember Me Property

 Avoiding Forms Authentication Cookies from Persisting using Redirect From Login Page Method

 Avoiding Forms Authentication Cookies from Persisting using SetAuthCookie Method

 Avoiding Forms Authentication Cookies from Persisting using Get Redirect Url Method

 Avoiding Forms Authentication Cookies from Persisting using Forms Authentication Ticket Constructor

 Securing Passwords with min Required Password Length

 Securing Passwords with min Required Nonalphanumeric Characters

 Securing Passwords with password Strength Regular Expression

 Restricting Number of Failed Logon Attempts

 Securing Application by using Absolute URLs for Navigation

 Securing Applications from Authorization Bypass Attacks

 Creating Separate Folder for Secure Pages in Application

 Validating Passwords on Create User Wizard Control using Regular Expressions

• Authentication and Authorization Defensive Techniques: ASP.NET Core

 Configure Identity Services

 Password Policy

 User Lockout

 Sign in

 Configure Identity User Validation Settings

 Configure Application's Cookie Settings

 Configure Identity Services: Cookie Settings

 Enforcing SSL

 HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS)

• Authentication and Authorization Defensive Techniques: MVC

 Implement AllowXRequestsEveryXSecondsAttribute to Prevent Brute Force Attack

 MVC Page Access Control: Custom Security Filter

 Page Access Control: Third-party Libraries

 Implementing Control-level Protection

 Implementing Account Lockout

Module 6: Secure Coding Practices for Cryptography

• Cryptographic

• Ciphers

• Block Cipher Modes

• Symmetric Encryption Keys

• Asymmetric Encryption Keys

• Functions of Cryptography

• Use of Cryptography to Mitigate Common Application Security Threats

• Cryptographic Attacks

• Techniques Attackers Use to Steal Cryptographic Keys

• What should you do to Secure .NET Applications from Cryptographic Attacks?

• .NET Cryptography Namespaces

• .NET Cryptographic Class Hierarchy

• Symmetric Encryption

 Symmetric Algorithm Class

 Members of the Symmetric Algorithm Class

 Programming Symmetric Data Encryption and Decryption in .NET

• Symmetric Encryption: Defensive Coding Techniques

 Securing Information with Strong Symmetric Encryption Algorithm

 Vulnerability in using ECB Cipher Mode

 Padding

 Padding Modes

• None

• Zero Padding

• PKCS #7 Padding

• ANSIX923 Padding

• ISO10126 Padding

 Problem with Zeros Padding

 Securing Symmetric Encryption Keys from Brute Force Attacks

 Resisting Cryptanalysis Attack using Large Block Size

 Generating Non-Predictable Cryptographic Keys using RNG Crypto Service Provider

 Storing Secret Keys and Storing Options

 Protecting Secret Keys with Access Control Lists (ACLs)

 Protecting Secret Keys with DPAPI

 Self-Protection for Cryptographic Application

 Encrypting Data in the Stream using Crypto Stream Class

• Asymmetric Encryption

 Asymmetric Algorithm Class

 Members of the Asymmetric Algorithm Class

 Programming Asymmetric Data Encryption and Decryption in .NET

• Asymmetric Encryption: Defensive Coding Techniques

 Securing Asymmetric Encryption using Large Key Size

 Storing Private Keys Securely

 Problem with Exchanging Public Keys

 Exchanging Public Keys Securely

 Asymmetric Data Padding

 Protecting Communications with SSL

• Hashing

 Hashing Algorithms Class Hierarchy in .NET

 Hashing in .Net

 Members of the Hash Algorithm Class

 Programming Hashing for Memory Data

 Programming Hashing for Streamed Data

 Imposing Limits on Message Size for Hash Code Security

 Setting Proper Hash Code Length for Hash Code Security

 Message Sizes and Hash Code Lengths Supported by the .NET Framework Hashing Algorithms

 Securing Hashing using Keyed Hashing Algorithms

• Digital Signatures

 Attacker's Target Area on Digital Signatures

 Security Features of Digital Signatures

 .NET Framework Digital Signature Algorithms

• Digital Certificates

 .NET Support for Digital Certificates

 X509Store

 X509Certificate and X509Certificate2

 X509Certificate2 Collection

 Programming Digital Signatures using Digital Certificates

• XML Signatures

 Need for Securing XML Files

 Securing XML Files using Digital Signatures

 Programming a Digital Signature for a Sample XML File

• ASP.NET Core Specific Secure Cryptography Practices

 ASP.NET Core Data Protection

 Data Protection Machine-wide Policy

 Data Protection Configuration

 Key Persistence

 Key Lifetime

 Application Name

 Automatic Key Generation

 Algorithm

 Generating a Random String

 Hashing String

 Storing App Secrets in Secure Place

 Securing Application settings using Azure Key Vault

Module 7: Secure Coding Practices for Session Management

• Session Management

 Types of Tokens

 Session Tokens

 Authentication Tokens

 Basic Security Principles for Session Management Tokens

 Common Threats to Session Management

 Session Hijacking Attack

 Account Hopping Attack

 Session Fixation Attack

 Token Prediction Attack

 Token Brute-force Attack

 Cross-site Request Forgery Attack

 Cross-site Scripting Attack

 Session Replay Attack

 Token Manipulation Attack

 Phishing Attack

• ASP.NET Session Management Techniques

 Client-Side State Management

 Client-Side State Management using Cookies

 Client-Side State Management using Hidden Fields

 Client-Side State Management using ViewState

 Client-Side State Management using Control State

 Client-Side State Management using Query Strings

 Server-Side State Management

 Server-Side State Management using Application Object

 Server-Side State Management using Session Object

• In Process Mode

• Out-of-Process Session Mode (State Server Mode)

• SQL-backed Session State o Server-side State Management Using Profile Properties

• Defensive Coding Practices against Broken Session Management

 Session Hijacking

 Securing ASP.NET Application from Session Hijacking

 Implementing SSL to Encrypt Cookies

 Setting a Limited Time Period for Expiration

 Avoid using Cookie less Sessions

 Avoid using Use Uri Cookie less Sessions

 Avoid Specifying Cookie Modes to AutoDetect

 Avoid Specifying Cookie Modes to Use Device Profile

 Enabling regenerate Expired Session ID for Cookie less Sessions

 Resetting the Session when User Logs Out

 Token Prediction Attack

 Generating Lengthy Session Keys to Prevent Guessing

 Session Replay Attack

 Defensive Techniques for Session Replay Attack

 Session Fixation

 Session Fixation Attack

 Securing ASP.NET Application from Session Fixation Attack

 Cross-site Script Attack on Sessions

 Preventing Cross-site Scripting Attack using URL Rewriting

o Rewrite the application URL for each session

o Expiring application URLs automatically

 Preventing Session Cookies from Client-side Scripts Attacks

 Cross-site Request Forgery Attack

 Implementing the Session Token to Mitigate CSRF Attacks

 Additional Defensive Techniques to Mitigate CSRF Attack

• Cookie-based Session Management

 Persistent Cookies Information Leakage

 Avoid Setting the Expire Attribute to Ensure Cookie Security

 Ensuring Cookie Security using the Secure Attribute

 Ensuring Cookie Security using the HttpOnly Attribute

• ViewState-based Session Management

 ViewState Data Tampering Attack

 ViewState oneClick Attacks

 Securing ViewState

 Securing ViewState with Hashing

 Securing ViewState with Encryption

 Securing ViewState by Assigning User-

• ASP.NET CORE: Secure Session Management Practices

 Enabling Session State

 Implementing the CSRF Token to Mitigate CSRF Attacks

 Mitigating CSRF Attacks in JavaScript, AJAX and Single Page Applications

 Angular-Antiforgery Integration -AJAX

 Checklist for Secure Session Management

Module 8: Secure Coding Practices for Error Handling

• What are Exceptions/Runtime Errors?

 Handled Exceptions

 Unhandled Exceptions

• Consequences of Detailed Error Message

• Exposing Detailed Error Messages

• Considerations: Designing Secure Error Messages

• Secure Exception Handling

• Handling Exceptions in an Application

 Code-Level Exception Handling

 Page-Level Exception Handling

 Application-Level Exception Handling

• Defensive Coding practices against Information Disclosure

 Avoid Displaying Detailed Error Messages

• Defensive Coding practices against Improper Error Handling

 Avoid Throwing Generic Exceptions

 Avoid Catching Generic Exceptions

 Avoid Swallowing the Exceptions

 Clean-up Code Vulnerability

 Vulnerability in Re-throwing Exception

 Managing Unhandled Errors

 Unobserved Exception Vulnerability

• ASP.NET Core: Secure Error Handling Practices

 ASP.NET Core Error Handling

 Inspect Exception During Development

 Implement Custom Error Handler

 Configure Pages with HTTP Status Codes

 Startup Exception Handling

 Do’s and Don’ts in Exception Handling

 Checklist for Proper Exception Handling

• Secure Auditing and logging

 What is Logging and Auditing?

 Need of Secure Logging and Auditing

 Common Threats to Logging and Auditing

 Denial of Service

 Log Wiping

 Log Bypass

 What Should be Logged?

 What Should NOT be Logged?

 Where to Perform Event Logging?

 File-System-based Logging System

 Database-based Logging System

• Tracing in .NET

 Writing Trace Output to Windows Event Log using EventLogTraceListener

 Tracing Security Concerns and Recommendations

 Secure Auditing and Logging Best Practices

 Protecting Log Records

 Fixing the Logs

• Auditing and Logging Security Checklists

Module 9: Static and Dynamic Application Security Testing (SAST & DAST)

• Static Application Security Testing

 Static Application Security Testing (SAST)

 Objectives of SAST

 Why SAST

 Skills required for SAST

 What to look for in SAST

 Common Vulnerabilities Identified Through SAST

 Types of SAST

 Automated Source Code Analysis

 Manual Source Code Review

 Where does Secure Code Review Fit in SDLC?

 SAST Steps

 SAST Activities-flow Chart

 Recommendation for Effective SAST

 SAST Deliverable

 Automated Source Code Analysis

 Static Code Analysis Using Checkmarx Static Code Analysis

 Static Code Analysis Using Visual Code Grepper (VCG)

 Static Code Analysis Using HP Fortify

 Static Code Analysis Using Rational AppScan Source Edition

 Selecting Static Analysis Tool

 Manual Secure Code Review

• Manual Secure Code Review for Most Common Vulnerabilities

 Code Review for PCI DSS Compliance

 Code Review for Blacklisting Validation Approach

 Code Review for Client-Side Validation Approach

 Code Review for Non-parametrized SQL Query

 Review Code for Non-parameterized Stored Procedure

 Code Review for XSS Vulnerability

 Review Code for Unvalidated Redirects and Forwards

 Code Review for Weak Password Authentication

 Code Review for Hard-Coded Passwords

 Code Review for Clear-text credentials in for Authentication

 Code Review for Unencrypted Form Authentication Tickets

 Code Review for Clear-text Connection strings

 Code Review for Weak Password Length

 Code Review for Inappropriate Authorization

 Code Review for use of Weak Hashing Algorithm

 Code Review for use of Weak Encryption Algorithm

 Code Review for Use of SSL

 Code Review for use of URL for Storing Session Tokens

 Code Review for Cookies Persistence

 Code Review for Allowing Number of Failed Login attempts

 Code Review for providing Relative path to Redirect Method

 Code Review for Use of Server. Transfer() Method

 Code Review for Keeping both Public and Restricted pages in Same folder

 Code Review for use of Weak Encryption Algorithm

 Code Review for use of ECB Cipher Mode

 Code Review for use of Zero Padding

 Code Review for use of Small Key Size

 Code Review for use of Small Block Size

 Code Review for Cryptographic Keys Generation Mechanism

 Code Review for Sensitive Information Leakage

 Code Review for Generic Exception Throwing and Catching

 Code Review for use of Unencrypted Cookies

 Code Review for Overly Long Sessions

 Code Review for Cookieless Sessions

 Code Review for regeneration of Expired Sessions

 Code Review for weak Session Key Generation Mechanism

 Code Review for Cookies Vulnerable to Client-side Scripts attacks

 Code Review for Cookies Vulnerable to CSRF Attacks

 Code Review for View State Security

 Code Review for allow Override Attribute

 Code Review for Enabling Trace feature

 Code Review for Enabling Debug feature

• Code Review: Check List Approach

 Sample Checklist

 Impute Validation

 Authentication

 Authorization

 Session Management

 Cryptography o Exception Handling

 Logging

• SAST Finding

• SAST Report

 SAST Reporting

• Dynamic Application Security Testing

 Types of DAST

 Automated Application Vulnerability Scanning

 Manual Application Penetration Testing


• Automated Application Vulnerability Scanning Tools

 Web Application Security Scanners

 Web Inspect

 IBM Security App Scan

• Proxy-

 Burp Suite

 OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP)

 Additional Proxy-based Security Testing Tools

• Choosing Between SAST and DAST

Module 10: Secure Deployment and Maintenance

• Secure Deployment

• Prior Deployment Activity

 Check the Integrity of Application Package Before Deployment

 Review the Deployment Guide Provided by the Software Vendor

• Deployment Activities: Ensuring Security at Various Levels

 Host Level Deployment Security

 IIS level Deployment Security

• Ensuring Security at Host Level

 Check and Configure the Security of Machine Hosting Web Server, Application Server, Database Server and Network Devices

 Physical Security

 Host Level Security

• Ensuring Security at Network Level

 Network level Security

 Router

 Firewall

 Switch

 Web Application Firewall (WAF)

 Benefits of WAF

 WAF Limitations

 WAF Vendors

• Ensuing Security at IIS level

 Configure IIS Server Request Filtering Feature

 Editing Request Filtering and Request Limits

 Allowing or Denying a File Name Extension in Request Filtering

 Adding a Hidden Segment in Request Filtering

 Adding Limits for HTTP Headers in Request Filtering

 Denying an HTTP Verbs in Request Filtering

 Website Location

 Script Mapping

 Anonymous Internet User Account

 Auditing and Logging

 Web Permissions

 IP Address and Domain Name Restrictions

 Authentication

 Parent Path Setting

 Microsoft FrontPage Server Extensions

• ISAPI Filters

• Ensuring Security at .NET Level

 Web.config and Machine.config Deployment Security Settings

 Verify the Configuration Settings

 Verify Lock Per-machine Settings

 Verify trace Element Setting

 Verify CustomError Settings

 Verify maxRequestLength Setting

 Verify debug Settings

 Verify timeout Setting

 Verify requireSSL Setting

 Verify passwordFormat Setting

 Verify slideExpiration Setting

 Verify Name and Path Attribute Setting

 Verify Authorization Element Setting

 Verify Identity Element Setting

 Verify roleManager Setting

 Verify cookieProtection Setting

 Verify cookieRequireSSL Setting

 Verify cookieTimeout Setting

 Verify createPersistentCookie Setting

 Verify sessionState Settings

 Verify decryptionKey and validationKey Setting

 Verify decryptionKey and validationKey Setting in Web Farm

 Verify validation Setting

 Verify trust Element Setting

 Verify httphandlers Settings

 Verify processModel Settings

 Verify healthMonitoring Setting

• Ensuring Security at SQL Server Level

 Selecting Authentication Mode in SQL Server

 Secure Mixed Mode Authentication

 Configure Password Enforcement Options for Standard SQL Server Logins

 Delete or Disable Unused Accounts

 Turn Off SQL Server Browser Service

 Disable Unnecessary Features and Services

 Service Account Management and Selection

 Manage Privileged Access

 Hiding SQL Server Instance

 Implement Encryption

 Implement Transparent Data Encryption

 Configure SSL in SQL Server

 Secure the Auditing Process

• Security Maintenance and Monitoring

 Post Deployment Activities: Security Maintenance and Monitoring

 Security Maintenance Activities at OS level

 Security Maintenance Activities at IIS level

 Security Maintenance Activities at Application level

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