NICF- Secure Software Development Lifecycle for Agile

NUS Institute of Systems Science

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NUS Institute of Systems Science

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Who should attend

  • System Analysts
  • Software Architects
  • Software Engineers
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Project Leaders

Pre-requisites

Some experience or knowledge in software development

About the course

In light of heightened information security concerns, software development lifecycle processes must be approached through implementation of ‘Secure by Design’ practices.

Without such focus on designing secure software applications, security exposures may lead to serious breaches or costly redevelopment.

Hence, software developers must be trained to understand security concerns, where they may impact on the solution, and be able to implement the application in a security-aware manner. They must also be able to conduct security risk assessments and incorporate suitable mitigation measures in their software design.

Software is increasingly being developed within an agile project framework, such as Scrum. Such frameworks encourage iterative and incremental development in multiple iterations or sprints.

The objective of this course is to instill ‘Secure by Design’ practices into the agile software development process so as to enable the team to produce applications that meet security requirements.

Key Takeaways

On completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of designing secure software applications, risks and mitigations
  • Identify key Bodies of Knowledge for secure software development
  • Adopt secure development practices within an existing process
  • Adopt secure development practices for the end-to-end processes

What Will Be Covered

  • Security aspects of software solutions
  • Secure software lifecycle frameworks
  • Designing secure software applications within an agile SDLC
  • Formulating software security requirements
  • Threat modelling and software architectural analysis
  • Secure design principles
  • Secure coding guidelines
  • Security quality assurance and testing

Format

Lectures and workshops

Experts

Chia Yuen Kwan

Yuen Kwan teaches courses in the areas of object-oriented technology and application development methodology. Prior to joining ISS, he was involved in application development projects in the government and transportation industries. He also led various large scale developments in business critica...

Sarita Singh

Sarita Singh received her Ph.D. degree for her work done in the area of Information Security (Cryptography). She is the recipient of the prestigious Infosys fellowship for pursuing her Ph.D. Programme. She has more than twenty-five years of work experience in areas including teaching and researc...

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