Enabling the Next Generation to Build Secure Software
Attackers and researchers continue to expose new application vulnerabilities, and it's no wonder that application vulnerabilities are ranked the #1 threat to cybersecurity professionals (according to the 2015 (ISC)² Global Information Security Workforce Study). Web application security must be a priority for organizations to protect their business and reputation. For this reason, it is crucial that anyone involved in the software development lifecycle (SDLC) be knowledgeable and experienced in understanding how to build secure software.
The CSSLP certification validates software professionals have the expertise to incorporate security practices – authentication, authorization and auditing – into each phase of the SDLC, from software design and implementation to testing and deployment. CSSLPs have proven proficiency in:
The Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) is for everyone involved in the SDLC with at least 4 years of cumulative paid full-time work experience in 1 or more of the 8 domains of the CSSLP CBK. CSSLPs often hold positions such as the following:
Don't have the application security experience to earn your certification? Earn your experience to become a CSSLP as an Associate of (ISC)² by successfully passing the CSSLP exam. You'll have up to 5 years to earn your experience. Find out more about becoming an associate.
The CSSLP draws from a comprehensive, up-to-date, global common body of knowledge that ensures software professionals have deep knowledge and understanding of how to build secure software. CSSLP tests one competence in the following 8 domains:
Official (ISC)² Guide to the CSSLP CBK
Official (ISC)² training seminar
Download the CSSLP brochure.
All (ISC)² certifications, except CCFP, are accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to be in compliance with the International Organization for Standardization and International Electrotechnical Commission (ISO/IEC) 17024 Standards. Why is accreditation important when choosing a certification program? Visit the Institute for Credentialing Excellence website.
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