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Software Engineering and Secure Coding


This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of software engineering including the software lifecycle. Emphasis is placed on the requirements – design – implementation phases of the lifecycle.  Students will use various software development tools and exposed to software development methodologies including waterfall and agile. Best practices in software design and implementation with a view toward recognizing and avoiding weakness and vulnerabilities in software is a key part of this course.

Topics covered include:
  • The Software Engineering Process
  • Requirements Specification
  • Design and Implementation
  • Validation
  • Waterfall Model
  • Agile Software Development
  • Extreme Programming
  • Software Design and Implementation
  • Source code control
  • Libraries and Code reuse
  • Software Testing
  • Tools for automated testing
  • Secure Programming & Information Security Concepts
  • Risks & Threats
  • Information Assurance Pillars
  • Risk Management
  • Security Controls & Vulnerability Mitigation
  • Designing Secure Architecture
  • Security Vulnerabilities
  • Access Control
  • Cryptography
  • Programming Best Practices
  • Safe Library Functions


Students should have significant training or experience in a high level language such as C / C++ or Java.


  • 5-Day Class – $2995.00
  • 10-Day Class – $3995.00

Group Training Available

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