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Improving Website Security

Improving Website Security

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Improving Website Security

Learn how to take on the hackers and cybercriminals to prevent cyberattacks at your work and home.

From understanding how cyberattacks are carried out to implementing best practices for preventing and responding to them: you’ll learn the fundamentals of web and browser security.

Part time learning available

Part time Learning

Part time learning available

3 X half day sessions

Learn from expert professionals

Learn from expert professionals

Who is this for?

This course is aimed at software and security professionals as well as anyone interested in the cybersecurity, including:

  • Developers
  • Testers
  • Security professionals

What will you get?

  • Learn the underlying security issues of the web
  • Understand the threats against websites and apps
  • Use the tools which are key to preventing cyberattacks and web vulnerabilities
  • How to employ new defence techniques and architectures

Course outline

You’ll gain insight into common attacks and countermeasures. This course gives you the knowledge and skills to build better and more secure sites and apps.

Course breakdown

Topics include

  • SQL Injection
  • Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
  • Broken Authentication
  • Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
  • DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service)
  • Malware
  • Brute Force


There are no prerequisites for this course other than a suitable level of digital literacy - e.g. use of email, word processing, and spreadsheets.

You do not need any formal qualifications, we are looking for aptitude and enthusiasm - if you want a website that is secure, that will be enough for us.

Please make sure you fill out the application form outlining your understanding so far and ambitions for the future.

What learners say about this course

Catrina Chappell

Data Analyst - Canal & River Trust

I'd recommend it absolutely! Mainly because of the trainers that are involved. They were really knowledgeable, they were always available to answer any questions and stuff outside the sessions.

Rachael Lawlor

Technology Graduate - SkyBet

The Coders Guild gave me the confidence to find a role in tech and to pursue a dream job! The course was easy to follow and had lots of interactive bits too. I have ended up getting a role with a prestigious betting and gaming company all thanks to the Coders Guild

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