Software Security Testing

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Does finding security bugs, hacking software, and breaking into applications and databases sound exciting? Do you need to secure technologies and build resilient software? If yes, then the software security testing path is for you.

This course teaches you the necessary security testing skills to conduct professional security assessments in various approaches. As you progress through the course, you will learn the core tenets of software security, build up your own personal security testing lab environment, identify and exploit vulnerabilities, break contemporary security systems, utilize world-famous tools and approaches, and confidently communicate findings to all stakeholders.

Upon completion, you will have the foundational knowledge and skills to carry out multiple types of security assessments including penetration testing, security auditing, and code analysis in order to help build secure and resilient software throughout the SLDC.

By the end of the course, you will be able to master industry standards and carry out professional assessments to secure technologies, as well as communicate risks to high-level executives, management, and technical staff.

What You Will Learn

  • Explain software security testing fundamentals
  • Select the best industry standards/approaches for security testing
  • Analyze and exploit security flaws in software
  • Verify software confidentiality, integrity, and availability
  • Recommend best approaches to increasing software cyber resilience


This course is designed for penetration testers, software developers, cyber security enthusiasts, and anyone who wants to grow their software security testing skills.

About The Author

Cyber Academy: Cyber Academy is one of the leading institutions in the Southeast Europe region to provide a hands-on program that dives deep into different subjects of technology using “Learn by Doing” methods. Their students are more focused on practical knowledge and skill development than pure theory. Their primary focus is cybersecurity, blockchain, and artificial intelligence.

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Product information

  • Title: Software Security Testing
  • Author(s): Cyber Academy
  • Release date: August 2021
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781803244358