Application Security Assessment Test

The Application Security Assessment Test evaluates candidates' proficiency in identifying and mitigating security vulnerabilities in software applications. It assesses their skills in areas such as threat modeling, secure coding practices, vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, and security analysis. It aims to identify candidates who are proficient in ensuring the security and resilience of software applications against cyber threats and attacks.

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Test Duration

30, 45, 60, 90, 120 Mins (Customizable)

Question Type

Projects, Programming, MCQs and 10 others

Question Bank Size

Over 200K+ unique questions covering 2000+ skills.

Proctoring

AI based: video, web, audio (optional)

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About Application Security Assessment Test

An Application Security Assessment Test evaluates candidates for their proficiency in identifying and mitigating security vulnerabilities in software applications. The assessment typically covers the following areas:

  1. Common Security Threats: Testing candidates' knowledge of common security threats and attack vectors targeting web and mobile applications, such as SQL injection, cross-site scripting (XSS), cross-site request forgery (CSRF), and insecure direct object references (IDOR).
  2. Secure Coding Practices: Evaluating candidates' understanding of secure coding practices and principles, including input validation, output encoding, proper error handling, and session management, to prevent security vulnerabilities at the source code level.
  3. Authentication and Authorization: Assessing candidates' knowledge of implementing secure authentication mechanisms, such as multi-factor authentication (MFA), password hashing, and OAuth/OpenID Connect, and role-based access control (RBAC) for authorization.
  4. Data Protection: Testing candidates' ability to protect sensitive data in transit and at rest using encryption algorithms, secure communication protocols (e.g., HTTPS), and secure storage mechanisms (e.g., hashed passwords, encryption keys).
  5. Injection Attacks: Evaluating candidates' proficiency in identifying and mitigating injection vulnerabilities, including SQL injection, NoSQL injection, and command injection, by validating and sanitizing user input and using parameterized queries.
  6. Cross-Site Scripting (XSS): Assessing candidates' understanding of XSS vulnerabilities and their ability to implement proper output encoding and content security policies (CSP) to mitigate XSS attacks and prevent unauthorized script execution.
  7. Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF): Testing candidates' knowledge of CSRF vulnerabilities and their ability to implement anti-CSRF tokens, same-site cookie attributes, and referer validation to prevent CSRF attacks and unauthorized actions.
  8. Security Headers and Configuration: Evaluating candidates' familiarity with HTTP security headers, such as Content-Security-Policy (CSP), X-Content-Type-Options, X-Frame-Options, and X-XSS-Protection, and their importance in enhancing application security.
  9. Session Management: Testing candidates' understanding of secure session management practices, including session ID generation, session expiration, session fixation prevention, and secure cookie attributes (e.g., Secure, HttpOnly).
  10. Security Testing Techniques: Assessing candidates' knowledge of security testing techniques, such as static analysis, dynamic analysis, penetration testing, and vulnerability scanning, to identify and remediate security weaknesses in applications.
  11. Security Best Practices: Evaluating candidates' familiarity with industry-standard security frameworks and guidelines, such as OWASP Top 10, SANS Top 25, and NIST Cybersecurity Framework, and their application in designing and developing secure applications.
  12. Secure Development Lifecycle (SDLC): Testing candidates' understanding of integrating security practices into the software development lifecycle, including requirements analysis, design review, code review, testing, deployment, and maintenance phases.

Overall, the Application Security Assessment Test aims to identify candidates who possess the knowledge and skills to design, develop, and maintain secure software applications, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of sensitive data and resources.

This Test Can Be Used For:
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"Supportive staff"

"So far it has been a really good journey the team is really supportive"

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WeCP is a far exceptional product than many of those in the current market.

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“Narrowedto best talent”

Amazing software for improving quality of hire. Helped us in a big way.

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"Superefficient"

With WeCP, our technical hiring is now efficient, saving our managers from wasting time on.

Erich Raldmann
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"Supportive staff"

"So far it has been a really good journey the team is really supportive"

Harvey F.
jhon carter avatar image
'Exceptional'

WeCP is a far exceptional product than many of those in the current market.

Ganesh Kuppuswamy
sophie moore avatar image
"Superefficient"

With WeCP, our technical hiring is now efficient, saving our managers from wasting time on.

Erich Raldmann
jhon carter avatar image
“Narrowed to best talent”

Amazing software for improving quality of hire. Helped us in a big way.

Kashi
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“Good and Flexible”

The full-stack project and coding labs are so helpful for assigning tasks to learners.

WenjingZ
sophie moore avatar image
“Robust & User Friendly”

We were able to accurately determine where the candidate stands. Improved our over talent quality.

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“Fantastic”

The assistance received from WeCP in terms of demo, training and support was absolutely incredible.

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“Loved this tool”

I liked Customisation inside the coding test and the code quality information the most.

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