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Information Security Design and Development, Certificate

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 2 months
Information security is an essential concern for any modern business - cyber attacks can pose a major threat to systems, reputation, and revenue. This Information Security Design and Development course at FutureLearn will equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to evaluate systems for their security and check that analysis against appropriate security profiles.
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Over the five courses in this ExpertTrack, you will have the chance to familiarise yourself with the security controls used to prevent, detect, and recover from security violations at different stages of the system’s life cycle. 

You’ll understand how these controls are implemented, and learn how to apply formal analysis techniques to check if systems meet the necessary security standards.

In the first  Information Security Design and Development course at FutureLearn, you will discover the importance of secure system design and how a security-first mindset can improve the software development process. You’ll learn how to examine security in the software development life cycle and discuss the legal and ethical aspects of secure systems.

Key skills you will learn

  • Software analysis
  • Software testing
  • Implementing secure systems
  • Secure system development
  • Secure design principles
  • Detecting system threats
  • Preventing system threats
  • Software development

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 2 months
    • Duration description
      • Approx 10 weeks
      • 5 hrs per week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • How Cyber Security Affects the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Secure System Analysis and Design
  • Security System and Application Development
  • System Security Testing and Maintenance
  • Current Issues in Secure Development

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • This course has been created for learners with a strong understanding of cyber security, software development, or CS - professional experience may be useful in understanding the underlying concepts, and a relevant degree is recommended to ensure that you benefit from this ExpertTrack.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39 USD per module and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    39 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39 USD per module and a duration of 2 months.
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