Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)

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Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)

This 5-day training will prepare you for the international Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) title of (ISC)2. You will learn the industry's standard and best practices in developing, managing and maintaining software security.

Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) – mode of study
Option 1: 5-day public training
Option 2: In-company training

Option 3: The courses are available as an online live training course

Learn to develop, manage and maintain software security
Some 80% of all security breaches are application-related. Application security must therefore be a priority to organizations to protect their business and reputation. According to several studies, application vulnerabilities are ranked the number 1 threat to cybersecurity professionals. It is crucial that anyone involved in the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) is knowledgeable and experienced in understanding how to build secure software. In this 5-day training you will be prepared for the international Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) title of (ISC)2.

Globally recognized proficiency in application security with CSSLP
This 5-day Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) training provides you with 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. The CSSLP training will ensure that you have a deep knowledge and understanding of how to build secure software.

Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) – why should you become certified?

In today's interconnected world, security must be included within each phase of the sofware lifecycle. The Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) contains the largest, most comprehensive collection of best practices, policies, and procedures to ensure a security initiative across all phases of application development, regardless of methodology. Many organizations have already adopted CSSLP as the preferred credential to convey one's expertise in security on the software development lifecycle.

Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) – what will you learn?
This 5-day training provides a comprehensive review of applications, security concepts and best practices, covering the 8 domains of the CSSLP CBK. The CSSLP training will help you:

  • validate your expertise in application security
  • conquer application vulnerabilities offering more value to your employer
  • demonstrate a working knowledge of application security
  • differentiate and enhance your credibility and marketability on a worldwide scale
  • break the penetrate and patch test approach
  • reduce production cost, vulnerabilities and delivery days
  • enhance the credibility of your organization and the development team
  • reduce loss of revenue and reputation due to a breach resulting from insecure software
  • Ensure compliance with government or industry regulations

Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) – who needs it?
Each software lifecycle stakeholder is responsible for a certain phase of the SDLC, but all phases must have security built into them. Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) is intended for all stakeholders involved in the process of developing software. Each of the CSSLP domains covers how to build security into the different phases of the lifecycle.

The CSSLP training and certification are therefore meant for all stakeholders within the software lifecycle, like IT managers, security managers, project managers, auditors and software professionals such as software architects, software engineers, application security specialists, software program managers, business analysts, quality assurance testers, penetration testers and software procurement analysts.

Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) – prerequisites
To become a CSSLP you must meet the following requirements:

  • provide proof of 4 years of experience in the SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle) process, or
  • 3 years of experience plus a Bachelor degree or regional equivalent in an IT discipline, and
  • subscribe to the (ISC)2 Code of Ethics

Do you not have the required application security experience to earn your CSSLP certification?
Earn your experience to become a Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) as an associate of (ISC)2 by successfully passing the CSSLP exam. You will have up to 5 years to earn your experience.

Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) – exam
The (ISC)2 exam to become a Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) is computer-based and proctored by Pearson Vue at over 4,000 global testing centers. The exam takes 4 hours and contains 178 multiple choice questions. The passing grade is 700 out of 1,000 points.

Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) – examination weights
Domain I – Secure Software Concepts (13%)
Domain II – Secure Software Requirements (14%)
Domain III – Secure Software Design (16%)
Domain IV – Secure Software Implementation/ Programming (16%)
Domain V – Secure Software Testing (14%)
Domain VI – Software Lifecycle Management (10%)
Domain VII – Software Deployment, Operations, Maintenance and Disposal (9%)
Domain VIII – Supply Chain and Software Acquisition (8%)

Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) – recertification
The CSSLP credential is valid for a period of 3 years. To maintain your credential you are required to earn 90 CPE credits in this period. Have you already earned another (ISC)2 credential like CISSP, CCSP or CCFP, then you will receive 40 CPE credits to maintain your certification.

Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) – level of the training
The Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) training will be held on a Bachelor level.

Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) – courseware
This 5 day CSSLP training consists of theory, practical examples and instructive hands-on sessions. The lab sessions are designed to allow you to utilize the knowledge gained throughout the training. You will receive inspiring courseware.

Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) – limited number of participants
Due to the interactive character of this CSSLP training, and to optimise the benefits from the various exercises, the number of participants is limited.

CSSLP – a natural complement to the CISSP credential
Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) is an international certification incorporating new government-, commercial-, and university-derived secure software development methods and it is a natural complement to the CISSP credential!

About (ISC)2
(ISC)2 is the global non-profit leader in education and certification of cyber information, software and infrastructure security professionals throughout their careers. (ISC)2 provides vendor-neutral education products, career services and gold standard credentials to professionals over 160 countries. Join this elite network with over 110,000 certified industry professionals worldwide by obtaining the Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) title!

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