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Secure Software Development: Requirements, Design, and Reuse (LFD104x)

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 is designed to give you an overview of security basics, including system security requirements, secure design principles and best practices, and how to securely select and reuse software for your systems.

Course Rating
4.2/5 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 discusses the basics of security, such as what risk management really means. It discusses how to consider security as part of the requirements of a system, and what potential security requirements you might consider. This part then focuses on how to design software to be secure, including various secure design principles that will help you avoid bad designs and embrace good ones. It also considers how to secure your software supply chain, that is, how to more securely select and acquire reused software (including open source software) to enhance security.
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What It Prepares You For

This 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. Security Basics
Chapter 2. Security Design Principles
Chapter 3. Reusing External Software
Final Exam (Verified Certificate track only)

We presume that the student already knows how to develop software to some degree.
Dec 2022
I liked how in-depth the coverage of security was, I felt it really covered every base.
Dec 2022
I liked the amount of information provided within the course itself. most of the pages were short enough to keep my attention span.
Oct 2022
This course has been my first approach to security development, and I've learned a lot of useful topics.
Sep 2022
Empowering my experience in software development.
Aug 2022
This course gave a nice introduction to the topic.
Jul 2022
This course presents the items in a very useful and applicable way.