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Developing Secure Software

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Build more secure software by leveraging architectural analysis for security, security frameworks, code analysis and risk analysis tools, and security patterns.


  • Building security into software development
  • What you should know
1. Understanding Software Security
  • What is software security?
  • Significance of software security
  • Software security vocabulary
  • Software security risk management
  • Software security resources
2. Software Security Threats
  • Threats to software security
  • Hardware-level threats
  • Code-level threats
  • Detailed design-level threats
  • Architectural-level threats
  • Requirements-level threats
  • Threat modeling and tools
3. Secure Software Design
  • Introduction to secure design
  • Security tactics
  • Security patterns
  • Security vulnerabilities
  • Architectural analysis for security
  • Case study: Setting the Stage
  • Case study: Tactic-Oriented Architectural Analysis
  • Case study: Pattern-Oriented Architectural Analysis
  • Case study: Vulnerability-Oriented Architectural Analysis
  • Software security anti-patterns
4. Secure Coding
  • Setting the stage
  • Buffer overflow attacks
  • Buffer overflow countermeasures
  • Broken authentication and session management
  • Broken authentication and session management countermeasures
  • Insecure direct object references
  • Insecure direct object references countermeasures
  • Sensitive information exposure
  • Sensitive data exposure countermeasures
  • Other secure coding best practices
5. Testing for Security
  • Testing for security
  • Static analysis
  • Exploring tools for static analysis
  • Dynamic analysis
  • Dynamic analysis tools
  • Penetration testing
  • Penetration testing tools
  • Vulnerability management
  • Vulnerability management tools
6. Recent Developments and Future Directions
  • DevOps and software security
  • Cloud security
  • Developer-friendly software security
  • IoT and software security
  • Rules and regulations
  • Software security certifications
  • Next steps and additional resources

Taught by

Jungwoo Ryoo


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