Certified Software Security Professional

How It Works

  1. 1. Select Certification & Register
  2. 2. Receive Online e-Learning Access (LMS)
  3. 3. Take exam online anywhere, anytime
  4. 4. Get certified & Increase Employability

Test Details

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • No. of questions: 50
  • Maximum marks: 50, Passing marks: 25 (50%).
  • There is NO negative marking in this module.
  • Online exam.

Benefits of Certification

$49.00 /-
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Vskills certification for Software Security Professional assesses the candidate for a company’s secured software development needs. The certification tests the candidates on various areas in software security which includes knowledge of various types of security attacks and countermeasures on programming language (C/C++, Java and .Net), web applications, web services, SOA-based application, and mobile applications and tools used.

Why should one take this certification?

This certification is intended for professionals and graduates wanting to excel in their chosen areas. It is also well suited for those who are already working and would like to take certification for further career progression.

Earning Vskills Software Security Professional Certification can help candidate differentiate in today's competitive job market, broaden their employment opportunities by displaying their advanced skills, and result in higher earning potential.

Who will benefit from taking this certification?

Job seekers looking to find employment in IT or software development department of various software development companies in public or private sector, students generally wanting to improve their skill set and make their CV stronger and existing employees looking for a better role can prove their employers the value of their skills through this certification.

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Security Concepts

  • Digital Asset
  • Security Principles
  • Authentication
  • Vulnerability

Security Models

  • Security Models
  • Trust Models, Trusted Computing and TPM
  • Access Controls

Security Planning and Policy

  • Security Planning
  • Risk Assessment for Security
  • Security Policies and Guidelines

Security Attacks

  • Computer Security
  • Security Attack Classes
  • System Attacks
  • Network Attacks
  • Authentication Attacks
  • Spoofing Attacks
  • Social Engineering

Programming Attacks

  • Memory Corruption
  • Buffer Overflow
  • Stack Smashing
  • Code Injection
  • Integer Overflows
  • Heap Corruption
  • Globbing Hacks
  • Format String Attack


  • Cryptography Basics
  • Evolution and Data Encryption Methods
  • Symmetric and Asymmetric key Cryptography
  • Private and Public Key Exchange
  • Stream and Block Ciphers
  • Secret Key Cryptography
  • Message Authentication and Hash Functions
  • Digital Signatures and Public Key Infrastructure

C/C++ Security

  • Integer Overflow
  • String Issues
  • Formatted Functions
  • Exception Handling
  • Dynamic Memory Management
  • Pointers

.Net Security

  • .NET Architectural Components
  • .Net Security Basics
  • managed code
  • Interoperability
  • Code Access Security
  • Role-Based Security
  • Secure Coding Guidelines
  • ASP.NET Web Application Security
  • Security Practices for Web Applications

Java Security

  • Java Architecture
  • Java Security Basics
  • Permissions and Security Policy
  • Access Control
  • Secure Class Loading
  • Security Management
  • Secure Coding Guidelines

Networking and SOA Security

  • What is SOA, WSDL and Web Service
  • SOA Attacks
  • SOA Security
  • SSL
  • Web Services and Security
  • Java RMI and Security
  • ActiveX and Security

Web Application Security

  • Web Basics
  • Web Server Attacks
  • Web Server Security
  • Web Application Attacks and Security

Physical Security

  • What is physical Security
  • Natural Events
  • Authentication Controls
  • Physical Security Measures

Secured Software Development Life Cycle

  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Waterfall Model
  • Agile or Extreme development model
  • Secure SDLC
  • Security Methodology
  • Secure Software Requirements
  • Secure Software Design
  • Threat Modeling
  • Secure Coding
  • Secure Software Testing

Cloud and Mobile Security

  • Cloud Computing Basics
  • Cloud Security
  • Mobile Security
  • Android Security
  • iOS Security

Emerging Trends

  • IoT Security
  • Big Data Security
  • New Threats

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