• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course introduces the fundamentals and primary drivers of application security.

Learning Objectives


After successfully completing this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Identify the main drivers for application security
  • Describe the fundamental concepts of application security risk management
  • Explain the anatomy of common application attacks
  • Evaluate the use input validation as a primary risk mitigation technique
  • Enumerate key security principles and best practices for developing secure applications

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Software Development
  • Program/Project Management and Acquisition
  • Executive Cyber Leadership