Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)

Duration : 5 Days (40 Hours)

Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) Course Overview:

The CSSLP course is a comprehensive and industry-leading program designed to equip cybersecurity professionals with the specialized expertise to ensure the security of applications throughout the software development lifecycle. Developed and certified by (ISC)², the renowned international organization for information security, this course offers in-depth knowledge and skills necessary to safeguard applications against emerging threats and vulnerabilities.

Intended Audience:

  1. Cybersecurity Professionals
  2. Software Developers
  3. Software Engineers
  4. Architects
  5. Project Managers
  6. IT Professionals
  7. Security Analysts
  8. Quality Assurance/Testers
  9. Compliance and Risk Managers
  10. Individuals Pursuing Career Advancement

Learning Objectives of Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP):

  1. Application Security Mastery: Through hands-on training and theoretical insights, participants will gain a deep understanding of the principles, practices, and methodologies for building secure applications. The course emphasizes the integration of security throughout the software development process.
  2. Industry-Recognized Certification: Upon successful completion of the CSSLP course and meeting the experience requirements, candidates will earn the prestigious CSSLP certification from (ISC)². This globally recognized credential validates the participant’s advanced knowledge and expertise in application security.
  3. Security Across SDLC: Participants will learn how to identify security risks and implement countermeasures at each stage of the software development lifecycle, including requirements, design, implementation, testing, and deployment. This approach ensures that security is ingrained in the application development process from inception to release.
  4. Threat Mitigation Techniques: The course covers various threat mitigation techniques, secure coding practices, and security testing methodologies to identify and address potential security weaknesses effectively. Participants will be well-prepared to handle real-world challenges and ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of their applications.
  5. Best Practices and Standards: CSSLP explores industry best practices, security standards, and regulations related to secure software development. Participants will be equipped to align their application security practices with globally recognized security frameworks.
  6. Risk Management and Compliance: The course emphasizes the importance of risk management in application security. Participants will learn how to assess and prioritize risks, implement security controls, and ensure compliance with relevant industry regulations and legal requirements.
 Module 1: Secure Software Concepts
  • Core Concepts
  • Security Design Principles
  • Define Software Security Requirements
  • Identify and Analyze Compliance Requirements
  • Identify and Analyze Data Classification Requirements
  • Identify and Analyze Privacy Requirements
  • Develop Misuse and Abuse Cases
  • Develop Security Requirement Traceability Matrix (STRM)
  • Ensure Security Requirements Flow Down to Suppliers/Providers
  • Perform Threat Modeling
  • Define the Security Architecture
  • Performing Secure Interface Design
  • Performing Architectural Risk Assessment
  • Model (Non-Functional) Security Properties and Constraints
  • Model and Classify Data
  • Evaluate and Select Reusable Secure Design
  • Perform Security Architecture and Design Review
  • Define Secure Operational Architecture (e.g., deployment topology, operational interfaces)
  • Use Secure Architecture and Design Principles, Patterns, and Tools
  • Adhere to Relevant Secure Coding Practices (e.g., standards, guidelines and regulations)
  • Analyze Code for Security Risks
  • Implement Security Controls (e.g., watchdogs, File Integrity Monitoring (FIM), anti-malware)
  • Address Security Risks (e.g. remediation, mitigation, transfer, accept)
  • Securely Reuse Third-Party Code or Libraries (e.g., Software Composition Analysis (SCA))
  • Securely Integrate Components
  • Apply Security During the Build Process
  • Develop Security Test Cases
  • Develop Security Testing Strategy and Plan
  • Verify and Validate Documentation (e.g., installation and setup instructions, error messages, user guides, release notes)
  • Identify Undocumented Functionality
  • Analyze Security Implications of Test Results (e.g., impact on product management, prioritization, break build criteria)
  • Classify and Track Security Errors
  • Secure Test Data
  • Secure Test Data
  • Secure Configuration and Version Control (e.g., hardware, software, documentation, interfaces, patching)
  • Define Strategy and Roadmap
  • Manage Security Within a Software Development Methodology
  • Identify Security Standards and Frameworks
  • Define and Develop Security Documentation
  • Develop Security Metrics (e.g., defects per line of code, criticality level, average remediation time, complexity)
  • Decommission Software
  • Report Security Status (e.g., reports, dashboards, feedback loops)
  • Incorporate Integrated Risk Management (IRM)
  • Promote Security Culture in Software Development
  • Implement Continuous Improvement (e.g., retrospective, lessons learned)

Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) Course Prerequisites:

Participants are recommended to have a minimum of four years of professional experience in software development, and at least one of the following domains: secure software design, secure software development, secure software testing, secure software lifecycle management, or software deployment, operations, and maintenance.

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