The security testing course will cover black, white and gray box testing in the context of security. This will include coverage of penetration testing and security assessments as well as software testing.
Compare the advantages of black box versus white box in order to recommend a method for a given situation
Evaluate documentation and requirements in order to develop a security test plan
Identify and document potential software vulnerabilities by performing the testing identified in the security test plan
Recommend remediation and mitigations as a result of vulnerability identification during testing
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.