Organizations across the industries are adopting Secure SDLC frameworks in order to stay away from threats and to keep their data secure. Security should be incorporated at the early stage of lifecycle i.e at the design or the requirement phase, to avoid the introduction of defects in the early phase and to reduce the cost of rectification later.
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“The cost of removing an application security vulnerability during the design phase ranges from 30-60 times less than if removed during production.” NIST, IBM, and Gartner Group.
Secure SDLC Training and Certifications Can Help:
Secure SDLC is a Broad topic across organisations today. Looking at the increased number of threats even in the big names like Facebook, Sony, J P Morgan etc, companies are worried about losing the security of their assets and Reputation. They are ready to invest in the “right talent” who can prevent, detect and respond to the attacks coming their way. But, the biggest challenge for them is availability of these professionals in the market. In this situation of resource crunch, recruiters are preferring individuals with IT degree (BTech, MTech) and may be an add-on quality Certification in Information Security. Hence today, to match up with the demand, many accredited universities, colleges, institutions like Hack2Secure, ISC2, CompTIA, EC-Council etc, have now inculcated Secure SDLC and other domain trainings like , testing, coding architects, developers etc. In their curriculum. They are also providing a high quality certifications like CISSP, GSEC, SWADLP etc., to their learners.
Secure SDLC Certification – SWADLP:
Secure Web Application development Lifecycle Practitioner (SWADLP) is one such certification that will help its learners evaluate their implementation level skills in Security practices required to Ensure Secure Application Development. It is based on different Application Security standards and best practices from NIST, OWASP, CERT, PCI-DSS etc. This certificate is globally proctored and delivered via Pearson VUE.
SWADLP: Worth The Price?:
Looking at the number of benefits they provide, Security Certifications have become of the necessity in various business units. According to recent report from the job board Dice, the top paying cybersecurity job is a security software engineer with an average annual salary of $233,333 that tops the salary for a CSO which is $225,000. This clearly defines the demand for skilled security professionals. Not many IT Security certifications are available in the market. You can actually count the number of vendors on your fingertips who provide the quality training and certifications in Secure SDLC. SWADLP is one of them. It helps Professionals to gain experience in different domains like Testing, Design, Management, risk assessment etc, opening gamut of career options for them to choose from. It adds feather to their crown giving them edge over others. Costs for other Secure SDLC Certifications provided by different vendors are very much on the higher end in comparison to SWADLP.
SWADLP will give you better understanding of the domain at a much lesser cost. It will evaluate you on the basis of your practical Application development knowledge and hands on experience. This will help recruiters to understand your efficiency in the subject matter. SWADLP is available globally and is delivered via Pearson Vue which is world’s largest exam delivery organisation. It helps to meet the demand for professionals with these skills in this relatively small supply environment. So, yes we can say SWADLP is not just worth the price, it exceeds the user’s expectation of having learnt Secure SDLC skills and knowledge at this low cost.
Hack2Secure Understands the need of current scenario and to has developed SWADLP to give the industry what it needs the most, i.e, Skilled Secure SDLC Professionals. You do not have to pay a heap of cost to gain expertise in this domain anymore. Take our Certification Program and Exam and earn yourself the most valuable degree, career, salary and last but not the least, KNOWLEDGE.