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Security should not be an after-thought when it comes to application development. Throughout the software development lifecycle, developers and stakeholders need to be knowledgeable and active in carrying out the latest security practices to protect an organization against vulnerabilities and attacks to their most sensitive data. This official ISC2 course provides you with in-depth coverage on the skills and concepts in the eight domains of software security including Software Concepts, Requirements, Design, Implementation, Testing, Lifecycle Management among others. This course is for Software Developers, Engineers, Architects, Penetration Testers and other IT professionals who have a minimum of four years experience in full-time Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) in one or more of the eight domains covered in the CSSLP exam.

You Will Learn How To:

  • Prepare for and pass the CSSLP Exam
  • Identify security software requirements
  • Follow secure coding practices
  • Develop security testing strategy and plan
  • Choose a secure software methodology
  • Release software securely

Important Course Information

  • Certification Information

    • Learning Tree can provide a voucher to sit the exam upon request
    • Requirements for certification:
      • A minimum of four years of cumulative, paid, full-time Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) professional experience in one or more of the eight domains of the CSSLP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK)
      • Pass CSSLP exam
    • This is an (ISC)2 certification prep course. Click here to view more (ISC)2 certification prep training ›
  • Earn (ISC)2 CPEs

    As one of only 12 (ISC)2 CPE Submitters, Learning Tree can submit courses on your behalf to (ISC)2 for CPE credit. All educational opportunities offered by Learning Tree as eligible for CPE credits shall be of the highest quality, directly related to at least one (1) domain of information security as recognized by (ISC)2. Contact Learning Tree's Client Solutions Team for information.

    Or you can submit your CPE credits directly to the CPE portal in the Members section of the (ISC)2 website.

Course Outline

  • Secure Software Concepts
  • Core concepts
  • Security design principles
  • Secure Software Requirements
  • Identify security requirements
  • Interpret data classification requirements
  • Identify privacy requirements
  • Secure Software Design
  • Perform threat modelling
  • Define the security architecture
  • Model (non-functional) security properties and constraints
  • Evaluate and select reusable secure design
  • Use security enhancing architecture and design tools
  • Use secure design principles and patterns
  • Secure Software Implementation/Programming
  • Follow secure coding practices
  • Analyse code for security vulnerabilities
  • Implement security controls
  • Fix security vulnerabilities
  • Look for malicious code
  • Securely reuse third party code or libraries
  • Securely integrate components
  • Apply security during the build process
  • Debug security errors
  • Secure Software Testing
  • Develop security test cases
  • Develop security testing strategy and plan
  • Identify undocumented functionality
  • Interpret security implications of test results
  • Classify and track security errors
  • Secure test data
  • Develop or obtain security test data
  • Perform verification and validation testing (e.g., IV&V)
  • Software Lifecycle Management
  • Secure configuration and version control
  • Establish security milestones
  • Choose a secure software methodology
  • Identify security standards and frameworks
  • Create security documentation
  • Develop security metrics
  • Decommission software
  • Report security status
  • Support governance, risk and compliance (GRC)
  • Software Deployment, Operations and Maintenance
  • Perform implementation risk analysis
  • Release software securely
  • Securely store and manage security data
  • Ensure secure installation
  • Perform post-deployment security testing
  • Obtain security approval to operate
  • Perform security monitoring (e.g., managing error logs, audits, meeting SLAs, CIA metrics)
  • Support incident response
  • Support patch and vulnerability management
  • Support continuity of operations
  • Supply Chain and Software Acquisition
  • Analyse security of third party software
  • Verify pedigree and provenance
  • Provide security support to the acquisition process
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After-Course Instructor Coaching
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Training Hours

Standard class hours:
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Last day class hours:
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Free Course Exam – Last Day:
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Each class day:
Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest:
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

AFTERNOON START class hours:
2:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Last day class hours:
2:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Free Course Exam – Last Day:
8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Each class day:
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9:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

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