• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Much of the security we rely upon at some point comes down to the passwords we use to authenticate to an application. This course introduces ways to identify and mitigate this security weakness, referenced as CWE-522 by the 2020 CWE Top 25.

Learning Objectives

On successful completion of this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Use an appropriate security mechanism to protect the credentials
  • Make appropriate use of cryptography to protect the credentials
  • Use industry standards to protect the credentials

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

  • Risk Management
  • Software Development