• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

The Security White Belt is an in-depth course that teaches you the foundational principles of application and product security. It covers the foundational principles and why security is crucial. This online self-paced class is taught using the Security Journey conversation format, which is real security people talking about something they love, security! The class is also available as online instructor led or in person. Unleash your inner security person by earning the security white belt.

Learning Objectives

  • Fundamentals: basic vocabulary to succeed as a cyber security person
  • Attacks & Attackers:the primary types of attackers and the methods they use to attack
  • Breached: a case study of three prominent security incidents
  • Business Case: security has a return on investment
  • Myths: the world is ripe with myths, and security is no different
  • Threat Landscape: IoT, Cloud, Mobile: a survey of the latest technologies, and the threats to their security
  • Software Supply Chain: software is made up of many libraries, and those libraries need protecting
  • Culture & Mindset: your security mindset is what makes you a security person, understand how to embrace and extend it
  • Managing Resources: the activities that go into building secure applications and products
  • Soft Skills: how to apply communication and empathy as a security pro
  • Secure Development Lifecycle: the process to build security in to everything
  • Privacy and Customer Data Protection: what is privacy and how to protect your customers most valued assets
  • Product Incident Response: how to respond when a vulnerability is found
  • Knowledge Sources: the sources of information that we use ALL the time
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Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.