Cyber Secure Coder

This course presents an approach for dealing with security and privacy throughout the entire software development lifecycle. You will learn about vulnerabilities that undermine security, and how to identify and remediate them in your own projects. You will learn general strategies for dealing with security defects and misconfiguration, how to design software to deal with the human element in security, and how to incorporate security into all phases of development.

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Learning Objectives

In this course, you will employ best practices in software development to develop secure software. You will:

  • Identify the need for security in your software projects.
  • Eliminate vulnerabilities within software.
  • Use a Security by Design approach to design a secure architecture for your software.
  • Implement common protections to protect users and data.
  • Apply various testing methods to find and correct security defects in your software.
  • Maintain deployed software to ensure ongoing security.

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Identifying the Need for Security in Your Software Projects
  • Topic A: Identify Security Requirements and Expectations
  • Topic B: Identify Factors That Undermine Software Security
  • Topic C: Find Vulnerabilities in Your Software
  • Topic D: Gather Intelligence on Vulnerabilities and Exploits
  • 2 - Handling Vulnerabilities
  • Topic A: Handle Vulnerabilities Due to Software Defects and Misconfiguration
  • Topic B: Handle Vulnerabilities Due to Human Factors
  • Topic C: Handle Vulnerabilities Due to Process Shortcomings
  • 3 - Designing for Security
  • Topic A: Apply General Principles for Secure Design
  • Topic B: Design Software to Counter Specific Threats
  • 4 - Developing Secure Code
  • Topic A: Follow Best Practices for Secure Coding
  • Topic B: Prevent Platform Vulnerabilities
  • Topic C: Prevent Privacy Vulnerabilities
  • 5 - Implementing Common Protections
  • Topic A: Limit Access Using Login and User Roles
  • Topic B: Protect Data in Transit and At Rest
  • Topic C: Implement Error Handling and Logging
  • Topic D: Protect Sensitive Data and Functions
  • Topic E: Protect Database Access
  • 6 - Testing Software Security
  • Topic A: Perform Security Testing
  • Topic B: Analyze Code to find Security Problems
  • Topic C: Use Automated Testing Tools to Find Security Problems
  • 7 - Maintaining Security in Deployed Software
  • Topic A: Monitor and Log Applications to Support
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  • Topic B: Maintain Security after Deployment
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    This course is designed for software developers, testers, and architects who design and develop software in various programming languages and platforms including desktop, web, cloud, and mobile, and who want to improve their ability to deliver software that is of high quality, particularly regarding security and privacy.

    Prerequisites

    Other Prerequisites

    This course presents secure programming concepts that apply to many different types of software development projects. While this course uses Python, HTML, and JavaScript to demonstrate various programming concepts, you do not need to have experience in these languages to benefit from this course. However, you should have some programming

    experience, whether it be developing desktop, mobile, web, or cloud applications. A variety of courses covering software development that you might use to prepare for this course, such as:

    Developing Secure Universal Windows® Platform Apps in C# and XAML

    Developing Secure iOS® Apps for Business

    Developing Secure Android™ Apps for Business

    Python® Programming: Introduction

    Python® Programming: Advanced

    Programming Google App Engine™ Applications in Python®

    HTML5: Content Authoring with New and Advanced Features

    SQL Querying: Fundamentals

    Cyber Secure Coder

    $1,485
    Course Length : 3 Days (24 Hours)
     

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