Software and Security

95-748

Units: 6

Description: This course exposes students with limited exposure to programming and software engineering development foundational concepts to enable further understanding of the challenges of insecure and vulnerable software. Students are exposed to basic programming constructs (such as variables, control structures, data structures, programming syntax) , secure software development process and implementation details as well as the specific principles of enterprise-wide secure system development practices. The course also surveys the types of threats and vulnerabilities inherent in software and the origins of these deficiencies. A brief overview of secure coding concepts and techniques are provided to students to provide exposure to how software can be made more secure and resilient and how security can be part of overall software development process.

Learning Outcomes: • Investigate Software Security Problems and understand Principles and Secure Risk Management Framework • Understand Set of Software Security Best practices • Understand and practices Secure Software Design and Development practices • Learn How to implement Software Security in Enterprise Business

Prerequisites: 95-752 Introduction to Information Security Management

Syllabus: 95-748_Software_and_Security_Syllabus_S19.pdf