Certified Software Security Professional


Certified Software Security Professional

A Software Security Professional works on implementing, testing, and operating advanced software security techniques. To add on, a SS Professional prevents and control malicious attack and other hacker risks so that the software continues to function correctly under such potential risks. Due to the increasing number of cybercrime, software security is necessary to provide integrity, authentication, and availability. Also, you will be dealing in security analysis, defenses, and countermeasures at each phase of the software development lifecycle, to result in robust and reliable software.

Software Security Professional: Roles and Responsibilities

The increasing number of cybercrimes calls for a wider role as a Software Security Professional. You will be responsible for implementing, test, and operate advanced software security techniques in compliance with a technical reference architecture. Also, working on troubleshooting and debug issues, To add on, providing engineering designs for new software solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities.

Vskills Software Security Professional

The Vskills Software Security Professional certification is designed to help you develop all the relevant skills and knowledge.  The certification tests the candidates on various areas in software security which includes knowledge of various types of security attacks and countermeasures on the programming language (C/C++, Java, and .Net), web applications, web services, SOA-based application, and mobile applications and tools used.

Benefits of the Certification

  • Certified Vskills Software Security Professional will help you develop technical knowledge of techniques, standards, and state-of-the-art capabilities for authentication and authorization, applied cryptography, security vulnerabilities, and remediation.
  • With the Vskills certification, you will able to acquire the skills and knowledge to find employment in good companies.  Also, you can work with the top companies such as Cisco, Palo Alto, CyberArk, etc.,

Vskills being India’s largest certification provider gives candidates access to top exams as well as provides after exam benefits. This includes:

  • The certifications will have a Government verification tag.
  • The Certification is valid for life.
  • Candidates will get lifelong e-learning access.
  • Access to free Practice Tests.

Test Details

  • Exam Duration: 60 minutes
  • Number  of questions: 50
  • Maximum marks: 50
  • Passing marks: 25 (50%).
  • There is NO negative marking in this module
  • It is an online examination.

Certified Software Security Professional exam details

Course Outline

Attacks, Security and Measures
Secured Software Cycle
C/C+ programming
Windows programming
Java programming
SOA-based security
Web Applications Security
Securing Mobile
Advance Java Security
Advance Web Services

Preparatory Guide for Software Security Certification

To help you out with your preparation we have provided you with a preparatory guide. This guide will help you in preparing for the examination. Let’s get started:

Certified Software Security ProfessionalStudy Resource: Exam Objectives

The course domains and modules act as a blueprint for the exam. Therefore, you must refer to the guide before commencing its preparations to excel in the exam. Also, exam objectives are very important when it comes to preparing the exam strategy. Here, we have provided you with the exam objectives:

  • Security Concepts
  • Security Models
  • Security Planning and Policy
  • Security Attacks
  • Programming Attacks
  • Cryptography
  • C/C++ Security
  • .Net Security
  • Java Security
  • Networking and SOA Security
  • Web Application Security
  • Physical Security
  • Secure Software Development Life Cycle
  • Cloud and Mobility Security
  • Emerging Trends

Refer: Vskills Software Security Certification Broucher

Study Resource: Vskills E-Learning

For the Vskills Software Security Certification examination, our team has provided online study material. Also, this online material for this is regularly updated. Furthermore, e-learning is bundled with hard copy material which helps candidates to improve and update the learning curve for superior and better opportunities.

Refer: Vskills Software Security Certification Sample Chapter

Study Resource: Reference Books

Books are man’s best friend. It is important to prepare from the right books. To ease out your hunt for books we have provided a list of books which you can refer to:

  • Hacking: The Art of Exploitation (2nd Ed.) by Jon Erickson
  • Threat Modeling: Designing for Security by Adam Shostack

Study Resource: Practice Test

It is very important to practice what you have learned so that you are in a position to analyze your practice, by practicing you will be able to improve your answering skills that will result in saving a lot of time. Moreover, the best way to start doing practice tests is after completing one full topic as this will work as a revision part for you.

Certified Software Security Professional free practice test

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