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Introduction to Security Champion for Developers

by Kat DeLorean Seymour

A security champion is someone who acts as the de facto expert in security for their team. This course will cover how to use this path to increase your security knowledge, why it’s relevant to developers and how to become a security champion.

What you'll learn

Is security often an afterthought to your development team? Or somewhat of an ambiguous topic but you have an interest in better understanding? In this course, Introduction to Security Champion for Developers, you’ll learn about becoming a security champion. First, you’ll explore how to create a collaborative relationship with your security team. Next, you’ll discover resources and other ways to learn about and keep up with emerging threats. Finally, you’ll learn how to add security layers and checks to each phase of the software development lifecycle. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge needed to become a developer security champion for your team.

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Introduction to Security Champion for Developers

About the author

Kat Seymour is a Security Author with 20 years of experience in technology and information security. With a wide breadth of experience, Kat's focus is on Red, Blue, and Purple team operations, tools, and techniques. Kat retired from a decades long career in Fintech to pursue her passion of mentoring and teaching full time. Throughout her career Kat has worked to build and innovate technology at a Fortune 100 Financial Institution including development of the first formalized application monitori... more

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