Certified Application Security Engineer (Case Java)

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If you want to enhance your skills and knowledge in securing an insecure operating environment, the course in Certified Application Security Engineer is perfect for your career growth. You will learn to develop, test and manage in order to protect a wide area of applications. It is an exciting and engaging course that focuses completely on testing your critical security skills, learning to handle security issues and applying secure practices.

The course is extensive and covers a range of key modules such as understanding application security, threats and attacks, secure coding practices and security requirements gathering. Each module is discussed in-depth ensuring learners gain a firm understanding of the importance of implementing secure methodologies. It is a comprehensive course that addresses secure application development.

The Certified Application Security Engineer will equip aspiring and currently employed software professionals with the capabilities and skills to create secure applications. You will gain a sound knowledge and practical experience on how to be involved in all stages of security development. Qualifying in this course will lead to numerous opportunities in the security application field in a number of high-paying job roles.

Who is this course aimed at?

This course will benefit individuals who aspire to become Application Security Engineers, Testers and Analysts. It is also suitable for anyone who wants to be involved in the role of developing, testing, managing and protecting.

Entry Requirements

  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • Learners must have 2 years of work experience in wide areas of applications.

Method of Assessment

In order to successfully complete the course in Certified Application Engineer, learners have to sit for the EC-Council exam that demonstrates academic rigour and real-world applicability. Learners are expected to maintain high integrity by achieving the relevant test score.

  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Test Duration: 2 Hours
  • Test Format: Multiple Choice Questions
  • Passing Score: 70%


1: Understanding Application Security, Threats, and Attacks

2: Security Requirements Gathering

3: Secure Application Design and Architecture

4: Secure Coding Practices for Input Validation

5: Secure Coding Practices for Authentication and Authorization

6: Secure Coding Practices for Cryptography

7: Secure Coding Practices for Session Management

8: Secure Coding Practices for Error Handling

9: Static and Dynamic Application Security Testing (SAST & DAST)

10: Secure Deployment and Maintenance


Successful learners will be awarded the Certificate in Certified Application Security Engineer by EC-Council Certified.

Awarding Body

EC-Council is a global leader in creating information security trainings and certification programmes. EC-Council operates in 145 countries and is widely recognised for developing Certified Ethical Hacker and Certified Security Analyst amongst a range of courses and programmes. They are proud to have trained information security professionals globally and influenced the mindset of organisations around the world. Their primary goal is to certify individuals and organisations in information security skills.

Progression and Career Path

This course in Certified Application Security Engineer will enhance your qualification for a number of jobs in the IT and application security industries. The qualification will demonstrate your skills and expertise in application engineering and prove to potential employers that you will be a valuable asset to an organisation. You can also use this certificate as an opportunity to win various job incentives put forth by your employer or to study further in the area and improve your knowledge on the subject. Below given are few of the jobs this certificate will help you in, along with the average UK salary per annum according to http://payscale.com/

  • Application Security Engineers
  • AnalystsTesters


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