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Introduction to Web Security: Burp Suite 101

In the constantly changing world of cybersecurity, having the right tools is crucial. During our recent cybersecurity online sync event, we highlighted an essential tool for IT security professionals: Burp Suite.

During our session, we examined the complexities of vulnerability assessment, identifying weak points and demonstrating Burp Suite’s capability to analyze and attack them. Join us as we recap the critical aspects of this session and learn the fundamentals of Burp Suite Essentials.

  1. Introduction to Burp Suite: Exploring the Basics
  2. Purpose and Benefits of Using Burp Suite
  3. Installing and Setting Up Burp Suite: Step-by-Step Guide
  4. Setting Up Burp Proxy: Demonstrated how to configure Burp Proxy.
  5. Practical Use of Burp Proxy: Intercepting and Analyzing HTTP/HTTPS
  6. Introduction to Burp Intruder: Overview and Functions.
  7. Using Burp Intruder for Enumeration: Practical Demonstration
  8. Getting Started with Burp Spider: Automating Web Application Mapping
  9. Exploring Burp Repeater: Discussed the functionalities of Burp Repeater.
  10. Overview of Burp Scanner: Automated Vulnerability Detection in Web Applications

We went over Burp Suite, starting with how to set it up and how to use Burp Proxy to intercept web traffic. We looked into tools like Burp Repeater, Burp Intruder, and Burp Spider for mapping and enumeration. Burp Scanner, which finds vulnerabilities in web applications and lays the groundwork for better web security, was our last tool.

The Password list used in our session

https://github.com/CyberForgeAcademy/Workshops/blob/main/Metasploit101%20-%20Online%20Sync/passwords.txt

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