A global, vendor-neutral certification to recognize those with leading software and application security skills. The CSSLP recognizes your expertise and ability to incorporate security practices — authentication, authorization and auditing — into each phase of the SDLC.
IT professionals involved in the software development lifecycle (SDLC) — including developers, testers and project managers — who are responsible for security practices and resisting malicious hackers
Why Pursue It:
- Instant credibility. The CSSLP proves you’re a subject matter expert in application security. It shows you have desirable skills for employers around the world, giving you more opportunities.
- Relevant, new knowledge. Earning the CSSLP is a great way to expand your software security knowledge, in addition to affirming your expertise. It offers continuing education, so you can keep your skills current and relevant.
- Versatile skills. The CSSLP isn’t product-specific, so you can easily apply your skills to different technologies and methodologies.
- Candidates must have a minimum of four years cumulative, paid, full-time SDLC professional experience in one or more of the eight domains of the CSSLP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK).
- Earning a four-year college degree or regional equivalent will waive one year of the required experience.
- Only a one-year experience exemption is granted for education.