Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)
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This vendor-neutral Certification is Offered By:
International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2
Vienna, VA USA
Skill Level: Intermediate Status: Active
Low Cost: $549 (shortest track)
For individuals who wish to ensure that security is considered throughout the entire software lifecycle. This includes software developers, engineers and architects, project managers, software QA, QA testers, business analysts and the professionals who manage them.
You must have at least 4 years of experience in the software development lifecycle (SDLC) process in one or more of the seven domains of the (ISC)2 CSSLP CBK. Alternatively, you can have 3 years of recent work experience and an applicable college degree in an IT discipline. You must then pass the CSSLP exam ($549) with a minimum score of 700.
You must also be endorsed by another (ISC)2 certified professional in good standing before the CAP certification can be awarded.
You must pay an annual maintenance fee of $100 at the end of each certification year. You must also recertify every three years by earning 90 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. Please note that you must earn a minimum of 15 CPEs each year within the three year certification cycle.
Training is available through ISC2.