ISTQB Advanced Security Tester

ISTQB Advanced Security Tester
  • ISTQB Advanced Security Tester

    4 päivän kurssi
    1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)


    Course Details


    The ISTQB Advanced Security Tester course extends the broad understanding of testing acquired at Foundation Level to enable the role of Security Testing Expert.


    This three day tutor-led course includes lectures, exercises and practical work, as well as exam preparation.


    The Basis of Security Testing

    • Security Risks
    • Information Security Policies and Procedures
    • Security Auditing and Its Role in Security Testing

     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
    • Security Testing Approaches
    • Improving the Security Testing Practices

    Security Testing Processes

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

     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

    Testing Security Mechanisms

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

    Human Factors in Security Testing

    • Understanding the Attackers
    • Social Engineering
    • Security Awareness

    Security Test Evaluation and Reporting

    • Security Test Evaluation
    • Security Test Reporting

     Security Testing Tools

    • Types and Purposes of Security Testing Tools
    • Tool Selection

    Standards and Industry Trends

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


    • Technical Testers, Test Managers, Experienced Testers, Test engineers.


    • To take the ISTQB Certified Tester Advanced Level qualifications, delegates must hold the ISTQB Foundation certificate and it is also recommended that candidates holding a baccalaureate or equivalent degree in software engineering have a minimum of 3 years testing experience, or 5 years otherwise.

    Tulevat päivämäärät

      Nov 19 - Nov 22, 2018
      Jan 15 - Jan 18, 2019
      Mar 12 - Mar 15, 2019
      May 21 - May 24, 2019