Designing for Security

The process you use to design your software should reflect what is important to you, your customers and other project stakeholders.

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Course description

Following this rationale, if software security is important to you, it should be an important part of your design processes. In this course, you will apply general principles to design secure software and apply threat modeling techniques to identify threats and countermeasures.

Course syllabus

Apply General Principles for Secure DesignDuration: 10:02

Apply General Principles for Secure Design, Part 2Duration: 6:36

Use Secure Design PatternsDuration: 8:52

Activity: Avoiding Common Security Design FlawsDuration: 3:49

Design Software to Counter Specific ThreatsDuration: 14:17

Design Software to Counter Specific Threats, Part 2Duration: 14:06

Activity: Identifying Threats and CountermeasuresDuration: 6:05

Meet the author

Chrys Thorsen

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Chrys Thorsen is a technology and education consultant with 25 years of experience. Her work has taken her around the U.S. and overseas, including as a contractor for the CDC using technology to help fight HIV/AIDS in Africa. During her career, she has acquired 40 IT certifications, authored over 25 textbooks on a wide range of IT subjects, including secure iOS and Android coding, and created an equal number of IT-related video courses. When not working, Chrys enjoys reading scientific articles and experimenting with Internet-of-Things devices. She currently lives in Virginia with her sister, her cat and her dog which, as she describes it, "have the worst sibling rivalry imaginable."

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