Web Application Security: Beginner Edition

A hands-on introduction to Web Application Security with a focus on the Open Web Application Security Project® (OWASP) Top 10 for beginners.
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Batch 2: 3 Apr 2021  Duration: 4 weeks
Recordings of live sessions included!

What's included?

  • Become a Pentester Academy WebApp Security Professional (PAWASP)

Learn how to pentest modern web applications for the OWASP Top 10 security vulnerabilities.
  • Bootcamp Completion Certificate

Get a course completion certificate after attending all 4 live sessions.
  • 4 Live Sessions

  • 2.5 hrs per session

  • Over 50 Lab Exercises

  • 1 PAWASP Attempt

  • Recordings of Live Sessions

What will you learn?

This 4-week beginner bootcamp teaches you the basics of how to pentest modern web applications for the Open Web Application Security Project® (OWASP) Top 10 security vulnerabilities. You will learn to use different attack tools and the techniques for auditing webapps. Our teaching methodology leans heavily towards practical hands-on lab exercises so that your new skills are immediately usable in the real-world.    
Completing the bootcamp and passing the certification exam will prepare you for entering the security industry as a junior web application pentester.

Live Session Schedule

Weekly 2 hr 30 min sessions start at 12:00pm ET and end at 02:30pm ET.
03 Apr 2021
10 Apr 2021
17 Apr 2021
24 Apr 2021
WebApps, Protocol Basics, Tools of the Trade
OWASP Top 10 Part I
OWASP Top 10 Part II
OWASP Top 10 Part III and Case Studies


1. A basic knowledge of computers and networking
2. Familiarity with the Linux operating system

Study Plan

Meet the instructor

Jeswin Mathai

He has published his work at DEFCON China, RootCon, Blackhat Arsenal, and Demo labs (DEFCON). He has also been a co-trainer in classroom trainings conducted at HITB, RootCon, OWASP NZ Day. He has a Bachelor degree from IIIT Bhubaneswar. He was the team lead at InfoSec Society IIIT Bhubaneswar in association with CDAC and ISEA, which performed security auditing of government portals, conducted awareness workshops for government institutions. His area of interest includes Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering, Cryptography, WiFi security, and Web Application Security.
Jeswin Mathai - Instructor

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