• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Instilling a security first mindset that permeates across everything that you do within your organization is vitally important in today's world. In this course, Creating a Security-centric Culture, you will learn how to think "security first" from the top down and why it is so important. First, you will delve into unifying security and development teams to cohesively work together towards a common set of goals. Next, you will gain an understanding of the need to know your audience and how that shapes those that need to be trained. Finally, you will learn the importance of making security a quality metric within your organization. By the end of this course, you will have taken the first step in driving a security-centric culture from the top, down.

Learning Objectives

  • Unify Security and Development Teams
  • Create Security Champions
  • Make Security a Quality Metric
  • Run an Internal Bug Bounty
  • Drive a Security-centric Culture from the Top

Framework Connections

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.

Feedback

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