GIAC Information Security Fundamentals (GISF) Certification (Part 3 of 7): Application and Network Security


Threat to software and web applications, is a threat to the information system itself. Identifying techniques to secure software and web applications is mandatory to eliminate the vulnerabilities of an information system that is connected to the internet. Knowledge on network based attacks will help you identify the link between the network- and software-based attacks.


  • In this course, you will describe the concepts related to application security, establish security best practices for creating and running web-based applications, identify various network security measures and common threats to a computer network.

Hardware and Software Required:

  • Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (or higher)
  • Browser Mozilla Firefox 2 (or higher)
  • Browser Apple Safari 2 (or higher)
  • Operating System Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, or Windows 7
  • Operating System Apple Mac OS X 10.4 (or higher)
  • Processor Pentium III 1 GHz (or better)
  • Processor Macintosh Intel-based or PowerPC G4 (or better)
  • RAM 512 MB (1 GB or more recommended)
  • Internet connection 256K (broadband recommended)
  • Adobe Flash Player 8 (current version recommended)
  • Adobe Reader 7 (or higher)
  • Other requirements may apply to supplemental offline activities. Omitting these optional activities does not affect course completion.


User Reviews

Not yet rated. You will need to follow this course before you can write a review.

Course Info

  • Code: EL-SFC 3
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Price: Call for price

Next Step

Enquire Now
Tell a Friend