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CSSLP | Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional

Want to call yourself a guru of software security? If you're demonstrating a globally recognised level of competence, the next best step is getting certified with the Secure Software Lifecycle Professional Certification


Growing need for role type

Web app security is priority for organisations to protect business and reputation from cybersecurity threats

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The CSSLP draws from a comprehensive, up to date, global common body of knowledge

Be a stand out candidate

Cruitial anyone involved in software development cycle has experience and skills to build secure software

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Average salary after completing

Average Salary
Junior Software Engineer
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You can earn
Average Salary
Head of IT Development
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You can earn an average of £67,550.00 a year

90% of hiring managers value IT certification, giving you a competitive edge to land the job

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It’s crucial that anyone involved in the software development lifecycle should be knowledgeable and experienced in understanding how to build secure software. The CSSLP teaches you skills in exactly this.

You’ll learn the skills to incorporate security practices, authentication, authorisation and auditing putting each phase of the software development cycle.

Your quick course guide

Certification: CSSLP | Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional

Study time: 20-30 years

Vendor: (ISC)2

Provider: Skillsoft

Student support: StudentCare™

Prerequisites: Four or more years of experience in 1 or more of the 8 domains. This can be accrued after completion of the examination

Assessment:  1 x 240 minute exam, 175 questions

Resources: Internet access and email

Ideal for: Professionals who demonstrate a globally recognised level of competence including; Software Architects, Software Engineers, Software Developers, Application Security Specialists, Software Program Managers, Quality Assurance Testers, Penetration Testers, Software Procurement Analysts, Project Managers, Security Managers, IT Directors/Managers

Included in your modules

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

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