TST 201: Testing for CWE SANS Top 25 Software Errors

E-Learning English
Duration: 60 minutes | Course is offered in English

Course Overview

In this course, you will learn how to identify and mitigate each of the CWE's 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors. Coverage includes techniques for spotting common security issues through code review and testing. Secure coding best practices are included for each security defect, as well as descriptions of technology specific weaknesses. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to identify common security defects and their potential impact to your application. You will also be able to identify specific types of security vulnerabilities associated with different technologies. Finally, you will be able to apply the steps necessary to avoid, detect, and mitigate common types of security defects in your applications. The course includes Knowledge Checks, Module Summaries, and information about additional online resources.

Course Objectives

Upon Completion of this course, learning will understand how to: 

  • Identify common security defects
  • Recognize the potential impact of common security defects
  • Map common security defects with specific technologies
  • Apply coding best practices in order to avoid common security vulnerabilities
  • Find common security defects in an application’s source code
  • Test software in order to detect common security bugs