Learning Path

PCI DSS for Developers

Explore the details of PCI DSS with this path aimed at developers.

What you will learn

Any application that processes or stores credit card data needs to comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Developers should be aware of PCI DSS and understand how to design for and maintain continuous compliance. This path equips participants with a foundational understanding of the PCI DSS framework, as well as providing a deep dive into the applicable PCI DSS requirements that apply to software design, development and testing; some known security vulnerabilities; and code review techniques to assess the adequacy of security controls.

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Setting the scene for PCI DSS

Course — 00:37:57

K0038, K0120, K0168, K0261, K0287

An introduction to PCI DSS, its creation and evolution.

PCI DSS unpacked and applied to the software development life cycle

Course — 00:47:13

K0038, K0090, K0120, K0146, K0168, K0261, K0287, S0022

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

Data privacy & security by design

Course — 00:16:09

K0038, K0039, K0044, K0066, K0120, K0168, K0261, K0287, S0364, S0367, S0374

In this course, you’ll explore data privacy and security by design.

Solving for common coding vulnerabilities to ensure PCI DSS compliance

Course — 00:32:09

K0006, K0016, K0038, K0039, K0044, K0066, K0068, K0120, K0140, K0168, K0261, K0287, S0014, S0031, S0367, S0374

In this course, we start to practically address common coding vulnerabilities in software development processes.

PCI DSS-relevant code review tips and techniques

Course — 00:44:01

K0005, K0006, K0038, K0039, K0044, K0068, K0140, K0261, K0287, S0014, S0031, S0367, S0374

In this course, we explore secure code reviews and relevant code review tips.

Bringing it home – Course wrap up and PCI-DSS project

Course — 00:43:04

K0038, K0120, K0168, K0261, K0287

Explore a case study that takes you through applying PCI DSS to a large company.

PCI-DSS for Developers Skill Assessment

Assessment — 26 questions — 00:13:00

The details

Learning path insights

How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

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.

  • All-Source Analyst
  • Mission Assessment Specialist
  • Exploitation Analyst

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