How Cyber Security Affects the Software Development Life Cycle

English
Beginner
10h

How Cyber Security Affects the Software Development Life Cycle

How Cyber Security Affects the Software Development Life Cycle
Hosted by FutureLearn
Provided by Coventry University
Taught by Christo Panchev
Free
No fee required
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Overview

Discover the basics of cyber security standards


Businesses around the world are investing in skills and resources to strengthen their cybersecurity due to increased reports about serious vulnerabilities and a growing industry that seeks to exploit them.

Discover the importance of secure system design and find out how security-first mindset can improve the software development process. This 2-week course introduces you to the history of system development and security, and helps you build the skills to evaluate the legal and ethical considerations when creating secure systems.


Explore the history of system development and security


This course begins by reviewing the history of system development, before moving onto a review of the software development life cycle. This is an opportunity to grow your understanding of the different security considerations and how they fit into the software development process. Once you have completed this stage, you’ll be able to review basic security methods and discuss the history of cybersecurity.



In addition to technical considerations, you’ll be exposed to a range of legal and ethical elements that influence the implementation of different security systems. This includes the legislation involved in software development and information security.

By the end of this course, you’ll have a basic understanding of these areas, and have a firm foundation to move onto further learning about how to design, build, and maintain robust security systems.

This course is suited to people looking to increase their understanding of software development lifecycle and security considerations. It has been designed for security analysts, security architects, software developers, and aspiring security specialists.

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