Testing Software Security Course

As you design and create products throughout the entire software development lifecycle, you will need to test them to ensure they will lead to a high quality finished software product that is secure and will protect the privacy of users.

1 hour, 2 minutes

Course description

In this course, you will follow an appropriate approach to security testing based on business and technical criteria, use code analysis to find security problems, and use automated testing tools to find security problems.


Activity: Using a Test Suite to Automate Unit Testing

Video - 00:04:00

Use Automated Testing Tools to Find Security Problems

Video - 00:03:00

Activity: Performing Code Analysis

Video - 00:07:00

Analyze Code to Find Security Problems

Video - 00:05:00

Perform Security Testing

Video - 00:12:00

Secure Coding - PHP

Lab - 00:30:00

This lab covers multiple secure coding errors commonly found in PHP, including includes, evals, and both local and remote file inclusion attacks.

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Associated NICE Work Roles

All Infosec training maps directly to the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity to guide you from beginner to expert across 52 Work Roles.

  • Software Developer
  • Secure Software Assessor
  • Security Control Assessor

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