Course Title: Expose website security vulnerabilities

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4424 Certificate IV in Cyber Security

Course Title: Expose website security vulnerabilities

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


520T Future Technologies

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2024

Course Contact: Ajay Shiv Sharma

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 1409

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In the is course you will gain the knowledge of the performance outcomes knowledge and skills required to maintain the security of an organisation’s website by utilising the outcomes of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU23222 Expose website security vulnerabilities


1 Explain the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) and web server architectures

2 Identify web site content

3 Install web application proxy testing tools

4 Use current frameworks that identify common software vulnerabilities

5 Report web application vulnerabilities

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral/written presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS