Software and Systems Security for CompTIA CySA+

This course will teach you how to evaluate and look at integrating security into your software and systems.
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(132)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Oct 8, 2020
Duration
2h 23m
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Description
Course info
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(132)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Oct 8, 2020
Duration
2h 23m
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Description

Most companies have a well-oiled machine with the sole purpose to create, release, and maintain functional software. Still, the growing concerns and risks related with insecure software have brought increased attention to the need to mix security into the development process.

In this course, Software and Systems Security for CompTIA CySA+, you’ll learn to evaluate and integrate security within both software and hardware used by your organization.

First, you’ll explore the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and its security implications to make sure that the software your organization uses is well written and secure all throughout its lifespan.

Next, you’ll discover some best practices as you develop applications to make sure security is not overlooked.

Finally, you’ll learn how to make sure any cloud services that you might inject into your environment are secured to be used to support your apps and systems.

When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of security analysis needed to integrate and evaluate your organization’s software and system security profile.

Course FAQ
Course FAQ
What is comptia cysa+?

Comptia CySA+ is an IT workforce certification that applies behavioral analytics to networks and devices to prevent, detect, and combat cybersecurity threats.

What is ethical hacking?

Ethical hacking also known as penetration testing or pen testing, is legally infiltrating into devices or softwares to test an organizations defenses.

Will this course help me for the cysa+ certification?

Yes, this course covers a number of topics that are included in the CySA+ certification exam.

What is SDLC?

Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is a process for planning, creating, testing, and deploying an information system.

What is a security analyst?

A security analyst is someone who installs software, such as firewalls, to proctect computer networks.

About the author
About the author

Dale Meredith has been a Certified Ethical Hacker/Instructor EC-Council for the past 15 years, and Microsoft Certified Trainer for over 20 years. Dale also has an additional 7 years of senior IT management experience and worked as a CTO for a popular ISP provider. Dale's expertise is in explaining difficult concepts and ensuring his students have an actionable knowledge of the course material.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hey, folks. My name is Dale Meredith, and I'm so excited to welcome you to my course, Software and Systems Security for CompTIA CySA+. Now you may be asking yourself, exactly who is this Dale guy? Well, I've been a Microsoft Trainer since '98, as well as a Certified Ethical Hacker since the early 2000s, and that includes being an EC‑Council trainer. I've taught to audiences around the world, including universities, Inc. 500 companies, and even several US government agencies. Some of my proudest moments have been teaching some of the men and women of our military with some of the CompTIA courses. Now, this course is the fifth course in your journey towards the CySA+ certification. In this course, Software and Systems Security for CompTIA CySA+, you'll learn to evaluate and integrate security within both software and hardware used by your organization. First, you'll explore the SDLC, the Software Development Life Cycle, and its security implications to make sure that the software your organization uses is well written and secure throughout its lifespan. Next, you'll discover some best practices as you develop applications to make sure security is not overlooked. Finally, you'll go through and learn how to make sure that any cloud services that we're injecting into our environments are secured to be used to support our apps and our systems. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of a security analyst needed to integrate and evaluate your organization's software and system security profile. From here, hey, you should feel really comfortable diving into some of our other great security related courses, like Ethical Hacking or PenTest+. Now that author knows what he's talking about. Or even looking at some of our specialized security content that has been created by some of the industry's best known cybersecurity folks. I hope you'll join me in learning and understanding the concepts of Software and Systems Security for CompTIA CySA+, here and Pluralsight.