Course

Secure Application Development training course

Integrating security into the software development process is crucial for ensuring the safety of applications. Enable your developers to identify and understand the best practices available in the industry for developing applications securely with our fully customizable interactive training course.

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Why this course?

Web applications are an integral part of e-commerce, banking, and other major sectors. Applications may suffer from vulnerabilities if issues like speed, user interactions, etc., are given priority over security during development. To ensure security features are implemented, organizations need to conduct web application security audits. A secure application must be continuously updated on the latest vulnerabilities and threats. This interactive training course helps you get familiar with OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities and secure development lifecycles that will in return help you build a secure application.

The audience

Deliver this course to a wide segment of your workforce.

IT Team

The course content

Section 1

Overview of Secure Application Development

The section will cover the OWASP and Microsoft SDL models, Secure Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Information Security Vulnerabilities and Threats, and Secure Application Development Phases. 

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Section 2

Developing Applications Securely at the organisation

The second section explains the Responsibilities of the App Dev and QA team, Points to be considered while procuring an application at the organisation, Application Procurement Tips, and Managing source code.

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Section 3

Resources and Checklists

Resources and checklists such as OWASP Security Guidelines, Microsoft, SANS Guidelines & Checklist, Other Vendors (ORACLE, CISCO etc.), CVE Database, and Other Sites.  

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Section 4

Summary and Assessment

Mandatory assessment with a minimum pass score as determined by the organization.

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Specs

Standards

LMS compatible

The course runs on any standard LMS that supports SCORM, AICC or TINCAN

Responsive

Mobile friendly

Responsive course with HTML5 as the underlying technology

Time

Learning time

The course has an approximate learning time of 25-35 minutes.


Customize this course

Unlike off-the-shelf courses, customized content connects well with employees. At Security Quotient, we perfectly align training content with the organization’s security policies, brand guidelines and cultural nuances. Further, we translate the course to the native language spoken by the end-users along-with audio narration by native language speakers.

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Frequently asked Questions

Find answers to common questions on Secure Application Development

The source code must always be maintained in a source code repository with restricted access rights. The source code repository logs must be reviewed for anomalies regularly.

This course will assist you in identifying and understanding several security features that should be considered while developing an application. It will teach you how to write secure code, manage it securely and implement other safe coding practices in the industry.

  • Requirement gathering 
  • Design 
  • Coding 
  • Testing  
  • Release and Deployment 

Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) is a set of practices that helps developers create secure applications. Applications can be built using development models like Microsoft SDL and OWASP guidelines, which reduce their exposure to threats and vulnerabilities.

Secure application development integrates security into every development stage of an application. It ensures that the developed application is free from defects and errors in coding that could cause vulnerability. Implementing secure application development practices may reveal the true level of security within the organization.

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