CertNexus Cyber Secure Coder

Cyber Secure Coder is the ideal learning path for application developers, testers and architects who have previously not had to consider including security in their project. Even students who are new to programming can benefit by instilling security into their thought process before creating their first application. In this path, you will employ best practices in software development to write secure code.

7 courses  //   82 videos  //   12 hours of training

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Become a CertNexus certified Cyber Secure Coder

You will identify the need for security in your software projects, eliminate vulnerabilities within software, use a security by design approach to design a secure architecture for your software, implement common protections to protect users and data, apply various testing methods to find and correct security defects in your software, and maintain deployed software to ensure ongoing security. Finally, you will put concepts into practice with numerous hands-on activities examining files and code, using both developer and penetration tester techniques to discover and correct vulnerabilities.

Feeling ready to take the CertNexus Cyber Secure Coder™ CSC-210 exam? If so then we have a promotional offer for Infosec subscribers. Using the code VXH93HF4A, purchase your CertNexus exam voucher here to receive a 10% discount. After purchasing the exam voucher, you will receive an email with info regarding how to register for and schedule your exam at a Pearson VUE testing center or virtual proctoring platform, OnVUE. No worries if you need more than a single attempt to obtain your CSC-210 certification as each voucher comes with a complimentary retake. Want to learn more about CSC-210 exam, then check out the exam blueprint here. Once ready, take the exam and join secure coding professionals around the globe who are validating their skills with the CSC certification from CertNexus.

Learning path components

CertNexus Cyber Secure Coder Practice Exam
Practice Exam
CertNexus Cyber Secure Coder Practice Exam

CertNexus Cyber Secure Coder Practice Exam

Prepare for your Cyber Secure Coder exam and test your domain knowledge.

Number of questions: 22

Identifying the Need for Security in Your Software Projects
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Identifying the Need for Security in Your Software Projects

Identifying the Need for Security in Your Software Projects

The first step in tackling the problem of software security is to understand the challenges you're up against.

16 videos
119 minutes of training

Handling Vulnerabilities
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Handling Vulnerabilities

Handling Vulnerabilities

Before you focus on specific vulnerabilities and tactics for dealing with them, there are some general strategies that you can employ to prevent vulnerabilities from creeping into your software.

14 videos
143 minutes of training

Designing for Security
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Designing for Security

Designing for Security

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

7 videos
64 minutes of training

Developing Secure Code
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Developing Secure Code

Developing Secure Code

You have designed the general application architecture and performed threat modeling to identify potential vulnerabilities.

15 videos
151 minutes of training

Implementing Common Protections
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Implementing Common Protections

Implementing Common Protections

You have identified various common patterns of vulnerabilities in your software. Others have already had to deal with these common vulnerabilities and have developed common approaches for dealing with them, which you can use in your own projects.

20 videos
189 minutes of training

Testing Software Security
Course
Testing Software Security

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.

5 videos
31 minutes of training

Maintaining Security in Deployed Software
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Maintaining Security in Deployed Software

Maintaining Security in Deployed Software

You've designed, developed and deployed your application. You tested the application and were confident in its security when you released it.

5 videos
37 minutes of training

 

What you’ll learn.

In this path, you will employ best practices in software development to write secure code. You will:

  • Identify the need for security in your software projects
  • Eliminate vulnerabilities within software
  • Use a security by design approach to design a secure architecture for your software
  • Implement common protections to protect users and data
  • Apply various testing methods to find and correct security defects in your software
  • Maintain deployed software to ensure ongoing security

Who is this for?

This path is designed for software developers, testers and architects who design and develop software in various programming languages and platforms, including desktop, web, cloud and mobile, and who want to improve their ability to deliver software that is of high quality, particularly regarding security and privacy. Although most of the examples and activities are written in Python, the concepts are universal and can apply to any programming language or project management style.

This path is also designed for students who are seeking the CertNexus Cyber Secure Coder (CSC) Exam CSC-210 certification.

Meet the author

Chrys Thorsen

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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