Guide to Software Development Security Practices & Principles – CISSP Study Guide – V



Dive into the crucial domain of Software Development Security with our comprehensive introduction, designed to illuminate the significance of safeguarding the software lifecycle. This presentation acquaints you with the integration of security best practices and standards in software development, ensuring robust protection from initiation to disposal.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the five phases of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC), emphasizing iterative enhancements for security.
  • Learn key development activities, including requirement gathering and the role of change and configuration management in securing software.
  • Gain insights into testing and validation techniques to ensure software meets design specifications and achieves its intended purpose.
  • Discover best practices and standards from WASC, OWASP, BSI, and IEC/ISO 27034 to solidify web application security.
  • Familiarize yourself with common software development approaches and the advantages of iterative development.
  • Evaluate Agile methodologies, process improvement, and the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) levels.
  • Explore different types of programming languages and concepts critical to secure programming practices.
  • Delve into database architecture, models, interfaces, and the significance of database security.
  • Identify common software threats and countermeasures, including critical source code issues and protection mechanisms.


This presentation underscores the paramount importance of integrating security at every stage of software development. From models and methodologies to languages and threats, the content is precisely tailored for those looking to fortify their software development lifecycle against evolving security risks.

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Categories: Cloud Security
A comprehensive guide to software development practices and security practices.