National CAE Designated Institution
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Prerequisites: SDEV 325 and SDEV 360. An in-depth analysis and evaluation of the mitigation of software vulnerabilities. The aim is to detect and mitigate software vulnerabilities by evaluating code. Topics include language-specific software vulnerabilities, mitigation, and input validation.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to

  • Analyze and fix software vulnerabilities in a variety of languages (Java, .net, and C/C++)
  • Identify and recommend security requirements based on software assurance standards to include within an application’s architecture and design
  • Use software security tools and methodologies to identify and mitigate software vulnerabilities
  • Document software vulnerability mitigation results by explaining fixes and architecture design control recommendations
  • Research current trends in application security in order to recommend mitigation strategies for new threats and vulnerabilities

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
  • Systems Analysis
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management