Secure Coding Practices training course

Keeping apps safe in an ever-changing threat landscape has become a significant challenge for software developers. Through our fully customizable secure coding training program, we prepare your team to implement secure coding practices, thereby ensuring the security of your organization’s software applications.

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Why this course?

Financial transactions and valuable data moving online have consistently increased in today’s digital world. Secure coding practices are essential to ensure that software is securely coded and encrypted. It helps software developers to achieve protection against exploitations. Insecure coding can leave behind vulnerabilities in software. By attending this course, your workforce will be able to improve the robustness and security of program codes. 

The audience

Deliver this course to a wide segment of your workforce.

IT Team

The course content

Section 1

Introduction to Secure Coding

What is Secure Coding? Why Secure Coding is important? And threats & Vulnerabilities 

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Section 2

Secure Coding Best Practices

Input validation, output encoding, authentication and password management, session management, access control, rate limiting and race conditioning, error handling and logging, data protection, communication security, system configuration, database security, file management, memory management and general coding. 

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Section 3

Summary & Assessment

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

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LMS compatible

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


Mobile friendly

Responsive course with HTML5 as the underlying technology


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 coding practices.

Secure Coding is the practice of developing computer software to avoid the unintentional introduction of security vulnerabilities.

· Secure Coding best practices are:

· Input Validation

· Output Encoding

· Authentication and Password Management

· Session Management

· Access Control

· Rate Limiting and Race Conditioning

· Cryptographic Practices

· Error handling and logging

· Data Protection

· Communication Security

· System Misconfiguration

· Database Security

· File Management

· Memory Management

Secure coding is one of the most critical elements of the software development lifecycle since it eliminates commonly exploited software vulnerabilities and prevents cyberattacks from happening.

Software with insecure code is more likely to be attacked, resulting in…

· Loss of customer trust

· Theft or loss of sensitive data

· Financial and legal repercussions

· Loss of brand reputation

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