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University of Minnesota

Cloud Top Ten Risks

University of Minnesota via Coursera

Overview

After completing the course, the student should be able to do the following:
● Associate lists of OWASP Top Ten Risks with major cloud cybersecurity risks.
● Apply appropriate cryptographic techniques to secure authentication mechanisms and cloud data.
● Identify the most effective strategies for resisting injection attacks, cross-site scripting attacks, and object deserialization attacks.
● Assess strategies to address risks posed by administrative failures, including misconfiguration, broken access control, vulnerable software components, and security monitoring.

Syllabus

  • Overview of the Top Ten Risks
    • Introduce the Top Ten Cloud Risks and their relationship to published OWASP Top Ten risk lists. Examine the highest-priority risk: injection attacks.
  • Cloud Risks 2, 3, and 4
    • This module reviews risks arising from authentication failures, sensitive data exposure, and availability risks (e.g. flooding).
  • Cloud Risks 5, 6, and 7
    • This module reviews risks arising from access control failures, security misconfiguration, and cross-site scripting.
  • Cloud Risks 8, 9, and 10
    • This module reviews risks arising from insecure deserialization, flawed software components, and inadequate logging or monitoring.

Taught by

Rick Smith

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