PCI DSS unpacked and applied to the software development life cycle

In this course, you’ll explore the PCI DSS regulations and see how they apply to specific scenarios.


  • PCI DSS unpacked and applied to the software development life cycle Video — 00:06:42
    • PCI DSS domain recap and the importance of application security and applicability to the SDLC.

  • Secure software development Video — 00:10:41
    • Discuss the breakdown of PCI DSS controls, including those that pertain to developers.

  • Implementing the software security framework Video — 00:06:17
    • Perform a deep dive into the practical implementation of the applicable requirements.

  • The dev team: Who brings what to the table? Video — 00:03:13
    • Perform a deep dive into the structure of dev teams.

  • The discipline of secure coding Video — 00:15:13
    • Unpacking requirement 6 of PCI DSS, which speaks to deploying secure systems and applications.

  • Software development recap Video — 00:05:07
    • Course wrap-up and recap of key concepts.


Course description

Applications can be used as easy gateways for hacking sensitive data like credit card numbers and customer details. Any application that will be processing credit card data will need to comply with specific PCI DSS regulations. In this course, we unpack Requirement 6 of PCI DSS, which speaks to deploying secure systems and applications.

Associated NICE Work Roles

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