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

Prerequisite: CMIS 242. An in-depth study of the processes, standards, and regulations associated with secure software engineering. The objective is to plan, manage, document, and communicate all phases of a secure software development cycle. Topics include security requirements, secure software life cycle development, threat modeling, and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs).

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Conduct assessments using threat modeling to manage and lower computer system security risks
  • Analyze software security standards, policies, and guidelines to articulate and elaborate requirements
  • Select and integrate established security design patterns and address threat assessments to mitigate common vulnerabilities and achieve the target design
  • Use automated tools and secure coding practices to analyze and test existing code and reduce vulnerabilities
  • Participate in team-based peer reviews to analyze the security development life cycle and mitigate risks and vulnerabilities

Framework Connections

Specialty Areas

  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Incident Response
  • Systems Development
  • Systems Requirements Planning
  • Test and Evaluation