• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

The Source Code Analysis Course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively analyze and review source code for security vulnerabilities, code quality, and compliance with coding standards. Participants will learn various static analysis techniques, tools, and best practices to identify and remediate coding errors, security weaknesses, and potential software vulnerabilities. Through practical exercises and real-world examples, participants will gain hands-on experience in performing source code analysis and improving the overall security and quality of software applications.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the fundamentals of source code analysis.
  • Learn various techniques for code review and inspection.
  • Explore static code analysis tools and their applications.
  • Develop skills in identifying and fixing common code vulnerabilities.
  • Gain knowledge of best practices for secure coding.
  • Apply source code analysis to improve software quality and maintainability.
  • Examine real-world examples of source code vulnerabilities and their consequences.
  • Collaborate with peers in practical exercises and case studies.
  • Enhance problem-solving skills through hands-on source code analysis projects.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and emerging technologies related to source code analysis.

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
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Systems Requirements Planning
  • Threat Analysis