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Specialization
100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 5 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks, 1-2 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Design, is a Thoughtful Process

Design requires that you be much more than minimally knowledgeable about your project and how to accomplish it....
Reading
2 videos (Total 20 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Thinking13m
Reading2 readings
Additional Resource30m
Additional Resource30m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Introduction to Secure Software Design20m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

How Design fits into the flow of software development

How Design translates requirements into specifications which coders can understand and use....
Reading
2 videos (Total 21 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
What happens in Design6m
Reading2 readings
Additional Resource30m
Additional Resource20m
Quiz1 practice exercise
How Design fits20m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Design in the Context of Different SDLC's

There are different ways to develop software, but design plays a similar set of roles regardless of why way is used....
Reading
2 videos (Total 30 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Interfacing with Requirements and Implementation12m
Reading2 readings
Additional Resource30m
Additional Resource45m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Design in the Context of Different SDLC's20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

How High-Level Design (or Architecture) handles Security Problems

The difference between high-level and detailed design and how high-level design is good at handling security issues....
Reading
2 videos (Total 17 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Permitted Activities that Can Cause Problems10m
Reading1 reading
Additional Resource30m
Quiz1 practice exercise
How High-Level Design (or Architecture) handles Security Problems20m
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Top Reviews

By JWMay 4th 2018

Great course. The concepts are put across with clarity and insight.

By MADec 23rd 2017

The instructor knows what he is saying. Very informative course.

Instructor

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Albert Glock

Instructor
Computer Science

About University of Colorado System

The University of Colorado is a recognized leader in higher education on the national and global stage. We collaborate to meet the diverse needs of our students and communities. We promote innovation, encourage discovery and support the extension of knowledge in ways unique to the state of Colorado and beyond....

About the Secure Software Design Specialization

This specialization is for those with limited workplace experience in software development to obtain the background, perspective and skills to recognize important security aspects of software they are expected to design. Mindsets and attitudes of successful designers--and hackers--are presented as well as project successes and failures...
Secure Software Design

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  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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