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ISTQB Security Tester

The ISTQB® Security Tester (CT-SEC) certification focuses on planning, performing, and evaluating security

Course Description:

The ISTQB® Security Tester (CT-SEC) certification focuses on planning, performing, and evaluating security tests from multiple perspectives including risk, requirements, vulnerability, and human factors. It also covers security testing tools and standards.

Major takeaways:

➜   Plan, perform and evaluate security tests from a variety of perspectives – policy-based, risk-based, standards-based, requirements-based and vulnerability-based.
➜   Align security test activities with project lifecycle activities.
➜   Analyze the effective use of risk assessment techniques in a given situation to identify current and future security threats and assess their severity levels.
➜   Evaluate the existing security test suite and identify any additional security tests.
➜   Analyze a given set of security policies and procedures, along with security test results, to determine effectiveness.
➜   For a given project scenario, identify security test objectives based on functionality, technology attributes and known vulnerabilities.
➜   Analyze a given situation and determine which security testing approaches are most likely to succeed in that situation.
➜   Identify areas where additional or enhanced security testing may be needed.
➜   Evaluate effectiveness of security mechanisms.
➜   Help the organization build information security awareness.
➜   Demonstrate the attacker mentality by discovering key information about a target, performing actions on a test application in a protected environment that a malicious person would perform, and understand how evidence of the attack could be deleted.
➜   Analyze a given interim security test status report to determine the level of accuracy, understandability, and stakeholder appropriateness.
➜   Analyze and document security test needs to be addressed by one or more tools.
➜   Analyze and select candidate security test tools for a given tool search based on specified needs.
➜   Understand the benefits of using security testing standards and where to find them.

Who Should Attend?

The Security Tester certification is aimed at people who have some experience in security testing and wish to further develop their expertise in security testing.



What is the duration and timings of this course?

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No. We do not provide any tools with this course.

Yes this certification is valid for lifetime.

No, we do not provide placement.

The maximum batch size is 20 members in one batch.

Yes post training support will be provided, you can contact the trainers for any queries which you may have.

No, coding is not a prerequisite.

We strongly recommend that the participants attend the batch which they have specifically registered for. There can be exceptions in case of emergencies but the difference in fee(if any) will have to be borne by the participant.

No we do not provide refunds upon cancellation.

Yes we can arrange for an in-house batch for your company given there are a minimum of 10 participants per batch.

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