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Secure Software Development: Implementation (LFD105x)

Learn the security basics to develop software that is hardened against attacks, and understand how you can reduce the damage and speed the response when a vulnerability is exploited. This course covers the practical steps software developers can take, even if they have limited resources, to implement secure software.

Who Is It For

Geared towards software developers, DevOps professionals, software engineers, web application developers, and others interested in learning how to develop secure software, this course focuses on practical steps that can be taken, even with limited resources, to improve information security.
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What You’ll Learn

This course focuses on key implementation issues: input validation (such as why allowlists should be used and not denylists), processing data securely, calling out to other programs, sending output, and error handling. It focuses on practical steps that you (as a developer) can take to counter the most common kinds of attacks.
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What It Prepares You For

This secure software development training course will enable software developers to create and maintain systems that are much harder to successfully attack, reduce the damage when attacks are successful, and speed the response so that any latent vulnerabilities can be rapidly repaired.
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Course Outline
Chapter 1. Input Validation
Chapter 2. Processing Data Securely
Chapter 3. Calling Other Programs
Chapter 4. Sending Output
Final Exam (Verified Certificate track only)

We presume that the student already knows how to develop software to some degree.
Sep 2023
I liked the specific examples of the attack in real life.
May 2023
Very clear and well presented content. Jargon explained really well, so I wasn't left feeling that any topic was still just a mystery.
Feb 2023
I liked the real-world examples.
Nov 2022
I liked that the course provided a brief overview of a wide range of topics, covering many things you will see in the real world.
Oct 2023
All the examples were well-detailed and explained, with sufficient relation to what the reader may already witness.