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Official (ISC)² CBK Online Training Seminars for the CSSLP

Please Note: Effective September 15, 2020, the CSSLP exam will be based on a new exam outline. The domains and their weights have changed. Please refer to the CSSLP Exam Outline and our FAQs for details.

CSSLP Course Description

Led by an (ISC)² authorized instructor, this training seminar provides a comprehensive review of application security concepts and industry best practices, covering the 8 domains of the CSSLP CBK:

Several types of activities are used throughout the course to reinforce topics and increase knowledge retention. These activities include open ended questions from the instructor to the students, matching and poll questions, group activities, open/closed questions, and group discussions. This interactive learning technique is based on sound adult learning theories.

Official CSSLP Training includes:

  • Instruction from an (ISC)2 Authorized Instructor
  • Official (ISC)2 Student Training Guide (electronic format)
  • Domain quizzes
  • Interactive flash cards to reinforce learning
  • Independent and group content discussions
  • 160 post-course assessment questions to gauge exam readiness

Who should attend?

This course is designed for professionals who demonstrate a globally recognized level of competence, as defined in a common body of knowledge, by assuring security throughout the software lifecycle. They incorporate security when planning, designing, developing, acquiring, testing, deploying, maintaining, and/or managing software to increase its trustworthiness.

The course is intended for students who have at least four years of direct full-time secure software lifecycle professional work experience in one or more of the 8 domains of the CSSLP CBK, or three years of direct full-time secure software lifecycle professional work experience in one or more of the eight domains of the CSSLP CBK with a four-year college degree in an information technology discipline. The course builds on and brings together the holistic view of the topics covered in the everyday environment of an information assurance professional. Experience in the following professions will greatly enhance the learning environment.

  • Software developers
  • Engineers and architects
  • Product managers
  • Project managers
  • Software QA
  • QA testers
  • Business analysts
  • Professionals who manage these stakeholders

CSSLP Domains

  • Secure Software Concepts
  • Security Software Requirements
  • Secure Software Design
  • Secure Software Implementation/Coding
  • Secure Software Testing
  • Software Acceptance
  • Software Deployment, Operations, Maintenance and Disposal
  • Supply Chain and Software Acquisition

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the core concepts of software security and the foundational principles that drive construction of resilient software.
  • Recognize the importance of security requirements and understand the techniques for elicitation and specification of software security requirements.
  • Recognize privacy requirements and their impact on the selection of safeguards and countermeasures.
  • Understand threat modeling, attack surface evaluation, and architectural risk assessment.
  • Recognize secure design principles and patterns.
  • Understand secure coding practices, common application vulnerabilities and their mitigation strategies.
  • Understand various code analysis techniques using automated and manual techniques.
  • Recognize risks of third-party software components and libraries, malicious code, and mitigation strategies.
  • Describe security testing strategy and techniques and identify functional and non-functional testing methods.
  • Describe defect tracking and risk scoring methods.
  • Identify secure software methodologies, standards, and frameworks.
  • Understand Governance, Risk, and Compliance and recognize regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Describe risks during deployment and understand security relevant issues during the operations and maintenance phase of the lifecycle.
  • Understand vulnerability management, security monitoring, incident response, and root cause analysis.
  • Recognize software supply chain risks and attacks.

ACE CREDIT

The Official (ISC)² CSSLP CBK Training Seminar has earned ACE CREDIT. Students who complete the course can apply for 2 undergraduate credits at participating universities and colleges. (ISC)²’s CSSLP training seminar is the only CSSLP training available that provides college credits. For more information click here.

Please Note: Effective September 15, 2020, the CSSLP exam will be based on a new exam outline. The domains and their weights have changed. Please refer to the CSSLP Exam Outline and our FAQs for details.

Select Certification Dates/Schedule Region
CSSLP CBK Online Instructor-Led APAC 31 Mar – 21 May, 2020 [GMT+8] To purchase the course, contact the APAC Office: Email: isc2asia@isc2.org or call Phone: +852.2850.6951
Tues/Thurs 1700-1930 GMT+8
8 weeks:
Mar: 31 .
Apr: 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30.
May: 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21
Asia-Pacific [APAC]
CSSLP CBK Online Instructor-Led NAR May 12 - Jul 2, 2020 [EST] Tu/Th 1900-2130 EST
Week 1 May 12, 14
Week 2 May 19, 21
Week 3 May 26, 28
Week 4 Jun 2, 4
Week 5 Jun 9, 11
Week 6 Jun 16, 18
Week 7 Jun 23, 25
Week 8 Jun 30, Jul 2
North America EST
CSSLP CBK Online Instructor-Led NAR Oct 26 - Dec 16, 2020 [EST] Mon/Wed 1900-2130 EST
Week 1 Oct 26, 28
Week 2 Nov 2, 4
Week 3 Nov 9, 11
Week 4 Nov 16, 18
Week 5 Nov 23, 25
Week 6 Nov 30, Dec 3
Week 7 Dec 7, 9
Week 7 Dec 14, 16
North America EST