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Are you a software professional looking to validate your ability to build secure software?
Our Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) training class will teach you all you need to know about secure software practices and prepare you for the well-respected (ISC)2 certification exam.
TrainACE's hands-on, instructor led CSSLP class will take you through the process of applying security practices (authentication, authorization and auditing) in each of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) stages. We’ll guide you through ensuring that your processes, from design, through development, to implementation, testing and deployment, are secure.
This five-day class is taught live-online by experienced instructors. Our practical teaching methodology prepares you not only for the CSSLP exam, but to confidently apply your new skills in the real world.
CSSLP certification satisfies DOD 8570 IASAE Level I and Level II
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Why Take CSSLP Training in Washington DC?
With a high concentration of military, government agencies and government contractors in the region, if you live in Washington DC, Maryland, or Virginia, gaining your CSSLP certification will open up many exciting and lucrative opportunities for you.
Having proven you have the skills and experience to apply advanced security measures throughout the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), you'll have given yourself a 'leg-up' when it comes to applying for jobs in the government or corporate sectors.
Recognized by the US military as an IASAE level I and level II requirements, under directive DoD 8570, the CSSLP qualification is particularly valuable to IT professionals working in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia, where the military has a strong presence.
What is CSSLP Certification?
The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium or (ISC)2 as it is more commonly known, is a major IT certification association. They offer several information technology focused exams for certification, including the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP). CSSLP certification is highly valued by employers in the Washington, DC, area, and worldwide.
With CSSLP certification, your skills and experience in applying advanced security protocols to an organization's software develop lifecycle are evident to any employer or potential employer. CSSLP certified professionals are responsible for ensuring the secure development, testing and implementation of an organization's software.
Who Can Take This CSSLP Training?
CSSLP training and certification is a higher-level accreditation, intended for IT professionals with several years' experience. In order to qualify for full CSSLP certification you must pass the exam and prove you have at least four years paid experience working as a software development lifecycle professional.
If you lack the required experience you can take the CSSLP exam and become an Associate member of the (ISC)2. You then have five years to gain the four years of experience you need in order to become fully CSSLP qualified.
Why Obtain CSSLP Certification?
The most obvious reason for gaining the CSSLP certification is the positive effect it will have on your career opportunities. Organizations in both the military, public and private sectors value this certification. CSSLP is vendor neutral, so you will be able to apply your gained knowledge and skills with any company looking to secure its software development processes.
Additionally, IT technicians with CSSLP certification have a higher earning potential than those who don't. Roles within the IT and cybersecurity industries are often some of the highest-paid roles overall. Any accreditation that you can obtain increases your worth within an organization, which will improve your earning power and advancement opportunities.
Becoming CSSLP accredited professional lets your current and future employers that you are serious about continuing your education, staying ahead of new technologies, and adding value to the organization you work for. These are the things that appeal to hiring managers and employers.
CSSLP Exam and Certification Requirements:
This TrainACE class helps students prepare for the CSSLP exam. The exam consists of 125 'exam items'. You have three hours to complete the exam and have to score 700 out of 1,000 to pass.
The exam covers eight security domains testing your understanding of securing the product development process.
In addition to passing the CSSLP exam, in order to get full accreditation, you must submit evidence that you have at least four years of experience working as a software lifecycle professional. If you lack this experience you may still take the exam. after which you will have five years to gain the necessary experience and gain full accreditation,
Who needs CSSLP Certification?
- Application Security Specialist
- Security Manager
- IT Director/Manager
- Software Procurement Analyst
- Penetration Tester
- Software Architect
- Software Developer
- Quality Assurance Tester
- Software Engineer
- Software Program Manager
- Project Manager
Skills and Concepts
- Secure Software Concepts
- Secure Software Requirements
- Secure Software Architecture and Design
- Secure Software Implementation
- Secure Software Testing
- Secure Software Lifecycle Management
- Secure Software Deployment, Operations, Maintenance
- Secure Software Supply Chain
Additional Stats and Facts
- (ISC)2 Certified Associate in Cybersecurity (CCAS): The CCAS certification validates fundamental knowledge in core cybersecurity concepts and principles.
- CompTIA Security+: Obtaining the CompTIA Security+ certification demonstrates competency in risk management, security architecture, and operational security.
- Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP): The CIPP certification ensures expertise in privacy laws, regulations and best practices related to data protection.
- CSSLP Examination: The CSSLP exam tests knowledge across secure software development concepts and processes.
- GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC): The GSEC certification measures understanding of security threats, vulnerabilities and countermeasures.
- Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP): The OSCP evaluates skills in penetration testing methodologies and techniques.
Mastering the concepts represented by these cybersecurity entities is crucial for developing secure software and maintaining robust security postures throughout the lifecycle.