Overview of Course

The Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) is a globally recognized certification that demonstrates expertise in software security practices and is ideal for software development and security professionals. The CSSLP certification is intended for those who are involved in the software development life cycle (SDLC), including software architects, developers, engineers etc.

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Covers the 8 domains of the CSSLP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK)

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Real-world scenarios and case studies to enhance learning

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Interactive and engaging content with hands-on practice

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Skills You’ll Learn


How to integrate security into each phase of the SDLC


How to identify and remediate software security vulnerabilities


How to create and maintain a secure software development process


How to apply best practices for secure software development


How to communicate software security requirements to stakeholders

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USD 1100 / INR 85000
  • Option Item Access to live online classes
  • Option Item Flexible schedule including weekends
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  • Option Item Custom Curriculum
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  • Core Concepts
  • Security Design Principles

  • Define Software Security Requirements
  • Identify and Analyze Compliance Requirements
  • Identify and Analyze Data Classification Requirements
  • Identify and Analyze Privacy Requirements
  • Develop Misuse and Abuse Cases
  • Develop Security Requirement Traceability Matrix (STRM)
  • Ensure Security Requirements Flow Down to Suppliers/Providers

  • Perform Threat Modeling
  • Define the Security Architecture
  • Performing Secure Interface Design
  • Performing Architectural Risk Assessment
  • Model (Non-Functional) Security Properties and Constraints
  • Model and Classify Data
  • Evaluate and Select Reusable Secure Design
  • Perform Security Architecture and Design Review
  • Define Secure Operational Architecture (e.g., deployment topology, operational interfaces)
  • Use Secure Architecture and Design Principles, Patterns, and Tools

  • Adhere to Relevant Secure Coding Practices (e.g., standards, guidelines and regulations)
  • Analyze Code for Security Risks
  • Implement Security Controls (e.g., watchdogs, File Integrity Monitoring (FIM), anti-malware)
  • Address Security Risks (e.g. remediation, mitigation, transfer, accept)
  • Securely Reuse Third-Party Code or Libraries (e.g., Software Composition Analysis (SCA))
  • Securely Integrate Components
  • Apply Security During the Build Process

  • Develop Security Test Cases
  • Develop Security Testing Strategy and Plan
  • Verify and Validate Documentation (e.g., installation and setup instructions, error messages, user guides, release notes)
  • Identify Undocumented Functionality
  • Analyze Security Implications of Test Results (e.g., impact on product management, prioritization, break build criteria)
  • Classify and Track Security Errors
  • Secure Test Data

  • Secure Configuration and Version Control 
  • Define Strategy and Roadmap
  • Manage Security Within a Software Development Methodology
  • Identify Security Standards and Frameworks
  • Define and Develop Security Documentation
  • Develop Security Metrics
  • Decommission Software
  • Report Security Status (e.g., reports, dashboards, feedback loops)
  • Incorporate Integrated Risk Management (IRM)
  • Promote Security Culture in Software Development
  • Implement Continuous Improvement (e.g., retrospective, lessons learned)
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Target Audience:

This course is ideal for software developers, engineers, architects, project managers, and security managers who are involved in the software development lifecycle and are looking to enhance their skills and expertise in secure software development.

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  • Candidates must have a minimum of 4 years of cumulative paid full-time SDLC professional work experience in one or more of the 8 domains of the CSSLP CBK.

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Benefits of the course:

  • Globally recognized certification that demonstrates expertise in secure software development
  • Enhances job opportunities and career growth
  • Demonstrates a commitment to excellence in secure software development
  • Validates expertise in software security practices and SDLC security
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Exam details to pass the course:

  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice
  • Number of Questions: 125
  • Exam Duration: 4 Hours
  • Passing Score: 700 out of 1000 points
  • Exam Availability: English

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Certification path:

  • Pass the CSSLP exam
  • Agree to the (ISC)² Code of Ethics
  • Have at least four years of cumulative, paid, full-time Software
  • Development Lifecycle (SDLC) professional work experience in one or more of the eight domains of the CSSLP CBK
  • Complete the endorsement process
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Career options after doing the course:

  • Secure Software Developer
  • Software Security Architect
  • Application Security Engineer
  • Secure Software Project Manager
  • Security Analyst
  • Secure Software Consultant

Why should you take this course from Skillzcafe:

Why should you take this course from Skillzcafe:
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The cost of the exam varies by country and is subject to change. Please visit the (ISC)² website for current pricing information.

The CSSLP certification is valid for three years. Candidates must earn and submit Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits during this time to maintain their certification.

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