Web Security Strategies 


The Jones & Bartlett Learning Information Systems Security & Assurance Cirriculum meets all standards put forth by CNSS 4011 & 4013A. Ensure your students are prepared for their future careers by using Jones & Bartlett Learning’s certified courseware.

This course addresses how the Internet and Web-based applications have transformed the way businesses, organizations, and people communicate. With this transformation came new risks, threats, and vulnerabilities for Web-based applications and the people who use them. This course presents security strategies to mitigate the risk associated with Web applications and social networking.

Major Instructional Areas

  • Internet, Web applications, social media, and social networking in business
  • Web-based risks
  • Secure coding practices
  • Auditing, compliance, and quality assurance for Web applications
  • Web application security

Course Objectives

  • Analyze the impact of the Internet and Web applications on the business world.
  • Analyze the evolution of social media and social networking.
  • Compare and contrast Web-based risks.
  • Analyze common Web site attacks, weaknesses, and security best practices.
  • Describe the attributes and qualities of secure coding practices.
  • Analyze the role and importance of audit and compliance to Web application security.
  • Analyze the role and importance of quality assurance testing for Web applications.
  • Explain the value and importance of vulnerability and security assessments for Web applications.
  • Evaluate next-generation challenges in securing Web applications and data.
  • Construct a comprehensive lifecycle approach to Web application security.

 Instructor Benefits

A Fully Customizable Course Solution
With content built around leading course descriptions and objectives organized by lesson, instructors can use Navigate Information Systems Security & Assurance as part of an on-ground, online, or hybrid course that requires little to no start-up time.
Robust Reporting and Grading Functionality
Our instructor technology was designed to simplify time-consuming tasks associated with teaching, so that you are free to focus your time on developing objectives, researching new topics, and other important activities.
More Labs. More Format Choices.
Labs are offered in three different formats: paper-based labs are offered for classroom or online self-study; video demo labs conducted by a video instructor who performs each hands-on lab with narration; and innovative hands-on Virtual Security Cloud Labs that work with your learning management system to deliver customizable online learning and training.

 Student Benefits

Be Prepared for the Workplace
Virtual scenarios will provide a fully immersive mock IT infrastructure enabling students to test their skills with realistic security scenarios; scenarios they will encounter in their future careers. By problem solving and trouble-shooting, your students will master key concepts in information security.
Learn By Doing with Interactive Activities
Students will learn by interacting with online activities such as matching exercises, multiple choice questions, and drag and drop activities. By adding a dynamic layer to exercises, students will gain a deeper understanding of key concepts.
Access Labs Anywhere, Anytime
Virtual Security Cloud Labs provide students with instant, unscheduled access to 65 virtual labs from a fully hosted environment. Allow your students to practice "white hat" hacking on an actual IT infrastructure.

 Downloads & Resources

Description File Format
Textbook Product Page (Webpage)
ISSA Series Flyer (PDF, 2.2 MB)

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 How to Order



Security Strategies in Web Applications and Social Networking

ISBN-13: 978-0-7637-9195-7
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Textbook with Lab Manual

Security Strategies in Web Applications and Social Networking with Lab Manual

ISBN-13: 978-1-4496-3889-4
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