With the ever-increasing numbers of security breaches, both human and machine-based, significantly more understanding is required from testers to ensure that the proper quality assurance measures are in place for assuring the security of IT systems.
Many courses about security testing concentrate solely on the very technical hacking side of things, which is great, but it is not the whole picture. This course is aimed at the softer-side of security testing and addresses the following key elements and how we manage them from a testing perspective through the life cycle from inception to delivery.
What is virtual classroom training?
Virtual instructor-led training combines the personal teaching experience of a classroom, with the ease and flexibility of a virtual environment. Virtual courses are interactive and engaging, allowing participants to communicate with both the instructor and each other in a collaborative manner.
This is a four-day intensive virtual course.
This course is aimed at the softer-side of security testing and addresses the following key elements and how we manage them from a testing perspective through the life cycle from inception to delivery, including:
This is an intensive four-day virtual course that includes the following:
Module 1 – The Basis of Security Testing
Module 2 – Security Testing Purposes, Goals and Strategies
Module 3 – Security Testing Processes
Module 4 – Security Testing Throughout the Software Lifecycle
Module 5 – Testing Security Mechanisms
Module 6 – Human Factors in Security Testing
Module 7 – Security Test Evaluation and Reporting
Module 8 – Security Testing Tools
Module 9 – Standards and Industry Trends
The ISTQB Advanced Security course is for Technical Testers, Security Testers, Security Co-ordinators and Managers, plus testers and test managers who are serious about including security aspects into their test plans or who want to specialise.
Delegates will be provided with a Pearson VUE exam voucher one week prior to course commencement. This enables you to book and sit your exam at your local Pearson VUE testing centre at a time and date convenient to you. Pearson VUE centres are worldwide, and you will be able to choose the closest testing centre to you. You then go along to the test centre with your photo ID at the specified date and time and you will then take an electronic exam. Your exam voucher will have an expiration date and your exam must be sat before this date as these vouchers cannot be extended.
To qualify as an internationally-recognized Certified Advanced Level Security Tester and be issued with an ISTQB® Advanced Level Certificate, delegates must successfully pass the exam administered by the relevant National Board or Examination Provider.
The 2-hour exam contains 45 questions, of which 60% must be answered correctly for a pass to and certificate to be awarded.
If English is not your first language, you can apply for an additional time.