The Security White Belt is an in-depth course that teaches you the foundational principles of application and product security. It covers the foundational principles and why security is crucial. This online self-paced class is taught using the Security Journey conversation format, which is real security people talking about something they love, security! The class is also available as online instructor led or in person. Unleash your inner security person by earning the security white belt.
Fundamentals: basic vocabulary to succeed as a cyber security person
Attacks & Attackers:the primary types of attackers and the methods they use to attack
Breached: a case study of three prominent security incidents
Business Case: security has a return on investment
Myths: the world is ripe with myths, and security is no different
Threat Landscape: IoT, Cloud, Mobile: a survey of the latest technologies, and the threats to their security
Software Supply Chain: software is made up of many libraries, and those libraries need protecting
Culture & Mindset: your security mindset is what makes you a security person, understand how to embrace and extend it
Managing Resources: the activities that go into building secure applications and products
Soft Skills: how to apply communication and empathy as a security pro
Secure Development Lifecycle: the process to build security in to everything
Privacy and Customer Data Protection: what is privacy and how to protect your customers most valued assets
Product Incident Response: how to respond when a vulnerability is found
Knowledge Sources: the sources of information that we use ALL the time
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.