Approaching Automated Security Testing in DevSecOps

Automated security testing is a hot topic, popularized by the DevSecOps movement. This course will teach you the concept, so you know what it is, what the pros and cons are, and where you can use it in your development process.
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(20)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Dec 2, 2019
Duration
47m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(20)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Dec 2, 2019
Duration
47m
Description

Automated security testing can increase the overall security of your products, in a scalable and repeatable way. In this course, Approaching Automated Security Testing in DevSecOps, you will learn foundational knowledge of automated security testing. First, you will learn what automated security testing is. Next, you will discover the pros and cons of automated security testing. Finally, you will explore what to test, and where to test it in the software development life cycle. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and basic knowledge of automated security testing.

About the author
About the author

Peter started out in the nineties as software engineer working on internet banking applications for various European financial institutions. Since 2004, he started specializing in pentesting complex and feature-rich web applications. Currently, he leads a global team of highly skilled and enthusiastic penetration testers as lead pentester.

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Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Peter Mosmans, and welcome to my course, Approaching Automated Security Testing in DevSecOps. I am a former software developer and now a lead penetration tester and DevSecOps engineer working for multiple companies around the globe. Do you know what shift security left is? DevSecOps? Or are you curious about automated security testing, what it is? Well, then this course is for you. You'll learn all about automated security testing. Some of the major topics that we will cover include what automated security testing is, the pros and cons of automated security testing, the location of security testing in the software development lifecycle, and shift left security. By the end of this course, you will know all about automated security testing, and you will be able to tell whether it's something for your company. Before beginning the course, you should be a little bit familiar with software development lifecycles, but overall, this course is for anyone interested in automated security testing. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about automated security testing with the Approaching Automated Security Testing in DevSecOps course, here at Pluralsight.