Who Should Attend?

  • Technical Testers
  • Security Testers
  • Security Coordinators and Managers
  • Testers
  • Test Managers

Exam Details

A two-hour exam consisting of 45 questions. Candidates must achieve a grade of 60% to successfully pass the exam.

*Affiliated with TSG to deliver this course.


  • Ensure Quality Assurance measures are in place for IT systems
  • Understand the best-practices in security testing

Select a date

Please note: this course runs on demand so the price is TBC. It can be arranged to run on-site at your offices as Training for Teams or as a public course if there is sufficient interest.

Please contact us for more details.

Course Content and Agenda

The course consists of nine modules, spread over four days.

  • Security Risks
  • Information Security Policies and Procedures
  • Security Auditing and Its Role in Security Testing
  • Introduction
  • The Purpose of Security Testing
  • The Organisational Context
  • Security Testing Objectives
  • The Scope and Coverage of Security Testing Objectives
  • Security Testing Approaches
  • Improving the Security Testing Practices
  • Test Process Definition
  • Test Planning
  • Test Design
  • Test Execution
  • Test Evaluation
  • Test Maintenance
  • The 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
  • System Hardening
  • Authentication and Authorization
  • Encryption
  • Firewalls and Network Zones
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Malware Scanning
  • Data Obfuscation
  • Training
  • Understanding Attackers
  • Social Engineering
  • Security Awareness
  • Security Test Evaluation
  • Security Test Reporting
  • Types and Purposes of Security Testing Tools
  • Tool Selection
  • Understanding Security Testing Standards
  • Applying Security Standards
  • Industry Trends
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