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Current Issues in Secure Development

Discuss and examine current limitations of secure design and development.

Current Issues in Secure Development
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study5 hours
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  • Included in an ExpertTrackCourse 5 of 5
  • Get full ExpertTrack access$39/month

Prepare for your final assessment with supported revision that covers the range of topics studied so far, including security legislation, secure design principles, formal modelling, hazard analysis, and model checking.

Work will be structured around a series of exercises and case scenarios to offer you a structured approach to preparing for this ExpertTrack’s final assignment.

Revise your knowledge of security standards and legislation

Review and reflect on some of the key concepts covered here. You’ll be presented with a number of scenarios that reflect on how cyber security interacts with the system development life cycle, and how secure design principles can be implemented in real-life systems.

Gain confidence in hazard analysis and formal verification techniques

This is an opportunity to review your knowledge of developing and implementing robust security systems. You’ll be presented with further exercises in formal verification techniques, computation tree logic application, and secure programming principles.

Upon completion of this course, you will have a full overview of the cyber security ExpertTrack and will be ready to get started on the final assessment to gain your certification.

What topics will you cover?

  • Current security concerns in the system development process
  • Overview of the key concepts covered in the program
  • Preparation for the final assignment

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Discuss the current security concerns/issues identified in the different stages of the development lifecycle of a system
  • Discuss the opportunities of applying more accurate and cost-effective testing and verification techniques (eg secure by design approach)
  • Describe the main testing and formal analysis limitations

Who is the course for?

This ExpertTrack is suited to people looking to increase their understanding of software development lifecycle and security considerations. It has been designed for security analysts, security architects, software developers, and aspiring security specialists.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established1992
  • LocationCoventry

About this ExpertTrack

This course will introduce you to information security design principles and teach you about their impact on secure systems.

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