Certified Secure Software Lifecycle (CSSLP)

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Course Overview

The Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) certification is tailored for professionals involved in the software development lifecycle, emphasizing security throughout all phases of development. This course covers secure software concepts, secure design principles, secure coding practices, and security testing methodologies. Participants will learn how to integrate security into the software development process, mitigate vulnerabilities, and ensure that software applications are resilient against cyber threats.

Why Choose CSSLP:

CSSLP certification validates individuals’ expertise in developing secure software applications, highlighting their ability to create and maintain secure software solutions that meet industry standards and regulatory requirements. By earning CSSLP certification, professionals demonstrate their commitment to delivering high-quality, secure software products that protect users’ data and privacy. This certification is valuable for software developers, architects, testers, and security professionals involved in software development, offering enhanced career prospects, credibility, and recognition in the cybersecurity industry.

Course outline

  • 1

    Secure Software Concepts


    Software Security Fundamentals


    Security Development Lifecycle (SDL)


    Threat Modeling for Software Applications

  • 2

    Secure Software Requirements


    Secure Requirements Gathering and Analysis


    Security Use Cases and Abuse Cases


    Secure Design Principles

  • 3

    Secure Software Design


    Secure Architecture and Design Patterns


    Secure Coding Guidelines and Practices


    Security-focused Design Reviews


    Input Validation and Output Encoding


    Security Testing Methods

  • 4

    Secure Software Testing


    Security Testing Fundamentals


    Penetration Testing


    Code Review and Static Analysis

  • 5

    Software Deployment, Operations, and Maintenance


    Secure Deployment Practices


    Patch Management and Vulnerability Remediation


    Incident Response and Management for Software Applications

  • 6

    Exam Preparation


    Practice Exams


    Review of Key Concepts


    Exam-taking Strategies

What's Included:

  • 180-Day Subscription to Course Content
  • ISC2 Official Study Guide
  • Practice Assessments with Answer Keys
  • Exam Voucher

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