Testing Software Security

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.

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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.

Course syllabus

Perform Security TestingDuration: 12:03

Analyze Code to Find Security ProblemsDuration: 4:42

Activity: Performing Code AnalysisDuration: 7:25

Use Automated Testing Tools to Find Security ProblemsDuration: 3:27

Activity: Using a Test Suite to Automate Unit TestingDuration: 4:11

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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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