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7Safe provides Level 7 (of 8) nationally recognised qualifications on the National Qualifications Framework.

The course

This is an advanced practical 4 day web hacking training course for penetration testers, security researchers, and security professionals needing to learn the art of security testing web applications.

This hands-on course helps the attendees gain in-depth knowledge on how to identify security vulnerabilities and subsequently identify the real risk of these vulnerabilities by exploiting them. The course also covers the syllabus for the CREST Web Application Exam. The training utilises a collection of up-to-date modern hacking tools required for conducting a complete web application security assessment.

Delegates who successfully complete the end of course practical exam containing hacking challenges will be awarded the Certified Application Security Tester (CAST) qualification. CAST is accredited by CREST and is ideal preparation for the CREST Certified Web Application Tester qualification.

CAST is also accredited by IISP, enabling you to build knowledge, competency and gain hands-on experience in areas of the Institute’s Skills Framework where you may have gaps.

Practical Course Content


CSTA Ethical Hacking: Hands-On course outline PDF

Course outline

Read the CAST Advanced Application Security Testing training course outline to find out more about the many topics covered in the CAST training course

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Delegate Testimonials

"The course was excellent and highly relevant to my work as a web developer. A variety of topics were covered and I thought that a good level of time was dedicated to the most prevalent and serious exploits."
Web Developer

Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers (CREST)

Helps you prepare for the CREST CCT Web Applications examination

Covering the IISP skill areas of D2 (Security Testing), A6 (Legal and Regulatory Environment), B2 (Risk Management) and C1 (Security Architecture).

Cost (inc exam): £2,100.00 + VATBook now

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Forthcoming CAST (England):

06 Oct 2015 - 09 Oct 2015

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CPE Credits: 24

Ian Glover"7Safe's CAST course helps you gain an in-depth knowledge of security vulnerabilities and how to exploit weaknesses in modern web applications. This coupled with the CSTA and CSTP courses provide an excellent educational foundation on which to base personal research."
Ian Glover
President, Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers (CREST)

Your ethical hacking pathway to becoming CREST certified

7Safe’s CSTA, CSTP, CWSA and CAST ethical hacking training courses are all accredited by CREST. CSTA, CSTP and CWSA certification training is aligned with the CREST Registered Tester qualification examination. For those aiming for the exclusive CREST Certified Tester (Application) qualification, CAST certification is ideal preparation. For further information on CREST penetration testing qualification exams, visit the CREST web site at

CSTA Certification CSTP Certification CWSA Certification CAST Certification

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United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)870 600 1667
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Cambridge Technology Centre
Melbourn, Herts SG8 6DP
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)870 600 1667
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