ISTQB Security Tester
4-Days

About the Course 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. This intensive four-day course...  READ MORE

Price: £1,240 * (including exam)

  • Course:ISTQB-TS ( £1,025 )
  • Exam:ISTQB Advanced ( £215 )

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ISTQB Security Tester

Description

About the Course
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.

This intensive four-day course contains lectures, exercises and practical work to describe and illustrate best practices in security testing.

Who is it for?
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.

Pre-Requisites

  • A Certificate at ISTQB Foundation level must have been awarded for candidates to sit this course
  • It is recommended that candidates have at least three-years testing experience before attempting the course and exam. 

Exam

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, please advise us so that we can apply for an additional 30-minutes of exam time for you.

Topics

 Module 1 - The Basis of Security Testing

  • Security Risks
  • Information Security Policies and Procedures
  • Security Auditing and Its Role in Security Testing.
  • Security Testing Approaches
  • Improving the Security Testing Practices
  • ISTQB Advanced Security Tester Certification Course.

Module 2 - Security Testing Purposes, Goals and Strategies

  • Introduction
  • The Purpose of Security Testing
  • The Organizational Context
  • Security Testing Objectives
  • The Scope and Coverage of Security Testing Objectives.

Module 3 - Security Testing Processes

  • Security Test Process Definition
  • Security Test Planning
  • Security Test Design
  • Security Test Execution
  • Security Test Evaluation
  • Security Test Maintenance.

Module 4 - Security Testing Throughout the Software Lifecycle

  • Role of Security Testing in a Software Lifecycle
  • The Role of Security Testing in Requirements
  • The Role of Security Testing in Design
  • The Role of Security Testing in Implementation Activities
  • The Role of Security Testing in System and Acceptance Test Activities
  • The Role of Security Testing in Maintenance.

Module 5 - Testing Security Mechanisms

  • System Hardening
  • Authentication and Authorization
  • Encryption
  • Firewalls and Network Zones
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Malware Scanning
  • Data Obfuscation
  • Training.

Module 6 - Human Factors in Security Testing

  • Understanding the Attackers
  • Social Engineering
  • Security Awareness.

Module 7 - Security Test Evaluation and Reporting

  • Security Test Evaluation
  • Security Test Reporting.

Module 8 - Security Testing Tools

  • Types and Purposes of Security Testing Tools
  • Tool Selection.

Module 9 - Standards and Industry Trends

  • Understanding Security Testing Standards
  • Applying Security Standards
  • Industry Trends.

 

Dates For ISTQB Security Tester

Heywood (Manchester)

  • 22-25 June 2020

London

  • 14-17 April 2020
  • 26-29 May 2020
  • 1-4 July 2020
  • 28 September-1 October 2020
  • 23-26 November 2020
  • To book any of these dates, please see below.

Availability and pricing for ISTQB Security Tester:

Please Note: Exam fees (where applicable) are included in the prices quoted.

22-25 June 2020 - Heywood (Manchester)

£1,240

14-17 April 2020 - London

£1,240

26-29 May 2020 - London

£1,240

1-4 July 2020 - London

£1,240

28 September-1 October 2020 - London

£1,240

23-26 November 2020 - London

£1,240