SANS Security Awareness for Developers (min x5)

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This SANS SSA Developer awareness product, provides video based learning, with knowledge checks to support mastery of the topics. By educating everyone involved in the software development process including developers, architects, managers, testers, business owners, and partners, organizations can reduce the chances of becoming a victim of an increasing number of data security threats by building applications with security designed-in by default.

  • Top Design Flaws
  • Threat Awareness
  • Secure Software Development Lifecycle
Core Concepts
  • OWASP Top-10
  • Classic Vulnerabilities
Application Security
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Application Security
Developer Modules
  • Progressive learning tracks appropriately leveled to match your development community
  • OWASP Top 10 Web Application Security Risks
  • Secure Code Best Practices
Cover popular web application coding languages
  • Node.js
  • Python
  • Java
  • C#
  • PHP

There are no pre-requisites.
Target audience

Dev Team Leaders, Software Architects, Junior, Mid-level and Senior Developers


Video Modules

Motion-graphic modules address specific OWASP Top-10 2021 fundamentals topics.
  • Average Module length = 03:40
  • Total course time = 44:33
This promotes development of secure products

Combined with short quizzes to demonstrate topic mastery


Highly engaging infographic posters provide at-a-glance information

Reinforce the most important skills and learning objectives


Topics covered in the SANS SSA Developer Training

OWASP Top-10
  • Broken Access Control
  • Cryptographic Failures
  • Injection
  • Insecure Design
  • Security Misconfiguration
  • Vulnerable/Outdated Components
  • Identification & Authentication
  • Software & Data Integrity
  • Security Logging and Monitoring
  • Server-side Request Forgery
Mobile Application Security
  • Insecure Data Storage
  • Unintended Data Leakage
  • Broken Cryptography
  • Client-side Injection
  • Reverse Engineering
Secure Software Development Lifecycle
  • Waterfall Model
  • Agile
  • DevOps
Secure Coding Principles
  • Securely Using Full Stacks
  • Securely Using APIs
  • Secure Cloud Developer
Top Design Flaws
  • Defense in Depth
  • Separation of Concerns
  • Single Responsibility
  • Least Knowledge
  • Don;t Repeat Yourself
Classic Issues
  • Memory Inspection
  • Buffer Overflow
  • Improper Error Handling
  • Cross-site Request Forgery
  • Unvalidated Redirects & Forwards


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