Cyber Skills Online

Lesson: How to Steal a Pizza

Introduction

Nowadays, many shops and companies rely on technology to run their business. From taking customer orders online, to emailing suppliers, to trading with other businesses. We need more cyber security specialists to help defend against cyber criminals.

In this interactive lesson, you'll step into the shoes of a cyber security consultant and help a business test their website's security.

Your client is Auld Lang Slice, a pizza restaurant in Prestwick. They're about to launch a new website that lets customers to make orders online. They've asked us to perform an investigation of their website to help spot security issues.

  • First, you'll investigate the public facing side of the website. You'll gather intelligence to create a report about the security of their website.

  • Then, you'll investigate the software and tools the website is using. This'll help build up an even better idea of where they might need to improve their security.

  • Finally, using the intelligence you've gathered, you'll try and find a security vulnerability and use it to break the website.

Auld Lang Slice is a fictional company, so you're not actually breaking anything - but it'll give you an insight into how a business can protect themselves from cyber attacks.

Now it's time to start security testing. Follow the instructions and let's see how many security vulnerabilities you can find.