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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.

Course Rating
4.4/5 Stars
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
Welcome!
Chapter 1. Input Validation
Chapter 2. Processing Data Securely
Chapter 3. Calling Other Programs
Chapter 4. Sending Output
Final Exam (Verified Certificate track only)

Prerequisites
We presume that the student already knows how to develop software to some degree.
Reviews
Sep 2022
Loved the detail, and the practical advice.
Aug 2022
The overall concepts are very well described, and when applicable, detailed references are provided.
May 2022
This course has a great coverage of topics, including background knowledge and real-world examples.
May 2022
Content was relevant to my requirements, and provided good references for further information.
Jan 2022
I found the web security material useful, and would recommend it to developers working in that space as a baseline knowledge.