• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

The Certified Secure Software Developer (CSSD) certification is designed to validate professionals’ expertise in developing secure software applications. This certification equips individuals with the knowledge and skills required to implement secure coding practices, identify and mitigate security vulnerabilities, and adhere to best practices for secure software development throughout the software development lifecycle. The CSSD certification covers a wide range of topics, including secure coding principles, security testing techniques, threat modeling, and secure software architecture.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand fundamental principles of secure software development.
  • Apply secure coding practices to prevent common vulnerabilities.
  • Implement encryption and decryption techniques for data security.
  • Utilize authentication and authorization mechanisms in software development.
  • Implement secure communication protocols in software applications.
  • Identify and mitigate security risks in software architecture and design.
  • Implement secure coding standards and guidelines in software projects.
  • Conduct security testing and code reviews to identify vulnerabilities.
  • Develop strategies for secure error handling and logging in software.
  • Understand the principles of secure software deployment and maintenance.
  • Stay informed about the latest security threats and countermeasures.
  • Apply secure coding practices in various programming languages.
  • Understand the importance of secure software development life cycle (SDLC).
  • Implement secure software configurations and settings.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of legal and ethical considerations in secure software development.

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