CertNexus Cyber Secure Coder (CSC-110)

Course Overview

Cyber Secure Coder will aid in developing an appropriate understanding of secure development practices and how those practices protect against various types of vulnerabilities. You will learn the types of vulnerabilities, the exploits that can occur from those vulnerabilities, and the programming practices that will help prevent exploitation in an application.


This course is designed for software developers,  testers,  and architects who design and develop software in various programming languages and platforms including desktop,  web,  cloud,  and mobile,  and who want to improve their ability to deliver software that is of high quality,  particularly regarding security and privacy.

This course is also designed for students who are seeking the Logical Operations Cyber Secure Coder (CSC) Exam CSC-110 certification.

Course Outline


Prior Knowledge And Expectations

Gather Software Requirements

Assignment: Identity Requirments

Activity: Identify Requirements

Factors that Undermine Software Security

Software Vulnerabilities And Attack Phases

Attack Patterns

Assignment: Find Vulnerabilities

Activity: Find Vulnerabilities

Assignment: New Password Requirements

Activity: New Password Requirements

Assignment: Hashing Passwords

Activity: Hashing Passwords

Vulnerability Intelligence

Assignment: Vulnerability Search

Activity: Vulnerability Search

Bugs In Software

External Libraries And Services

Handling Errors Securely

Human-Related Security

Security Requirements And Design

Security Through The Software Lifecycle

Assignment: Exploring Leftover Artifacts

Activity: Exploring Leftover Artifacts

Principles Of Secure Design

Avoid Common Mistakes

Assignment: Common Security Design Flaws

Activity: Common Security Design Flaws

Understand Risk And Threats

Risk Response Strategies

Exploit Countermeasures

Guidelines For Secure Coding

Buffer Overflows And Prevention

Race Conditions

Assignment Using Locks Remediate Race Condition

Activity Using Locks To Remediate Race Condition

OWASP Top Ten Platform Vulnerabilities

Web Application Vulnerabilities Deep Dive

Mobile Application Vulnerabilities Deep Dive

IoT Vulnerabilities Deep Dive

Desktop Vulnerabilities Deep Dive

Privacy Vulnerability Defects

Secure Session Management

Users, Protections And Passwords

Encryption And Data Protections

Error Handling And Protections

Testing Software for Security

Monitoring And Logging Of Production Applications

₦ 30,000

  • Learn at your own pace with 24/7 access
  • Duration: 1 year
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