Certified Secure Programmer

Course Date:
To be advised

Registration Period:
To be advised

Duration:
24 hours / 3 days

Time:
9am to 6pm

Mode of Training:
Classroom

Venue:
Singapore Polytechnic


Course Objective

ECSP-Java is a comprehensive course that provides hands-on training covering Java security features, policies, strengths, and weaknesses. It helps developers understand how to write secure and robust Java applications.

It also provides advanced knowledge in various aspects of secure Java development that can effectively prevent hostile and buggy code.

The benefits of secure Java coding practices include saving valuable effort, money, time, and possibly the reputation of organizations using Javacoded applications.


Course Outline

  • Java security principles and secure coding practices
  • Java Security Platform, Sandbox, JVM, Class loading, Bytecode verifier, Security Manager, security policies, and Java Security Framework
  • Secure Software Development Lifecycle, threat modelling, software security frameworks, and secure software architectures
  • Best practices and standards and guidelines for secure file input/output and serialization
  • Java input validation techniques, validation errors, and best practices
  • Java exceptions, erroneous behaviors, and the best practices to handle or avoid them
  • Secure authentication and authorization processes
  • Java Authentication and Authorization Service (JAAS), its architecture, Pluggable Authentication Module (PAM) Framework, and access permissions through Java Security Model
  • Secure Java concurrency and session management that includes Java Memory Model, Java Thread Implementation methods, secure coding practices, and guidelines for handling threads, race conditions, and deadlocks
  • Core security coding practices of Java Cryptography that includes Encryption, Key Generator, implementation of Cipher Class, Digital Signatures, Secret Keys, and Key Management
  • Various Java application vulnerabilities such as Cross-Site Scripting (XSS), Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF), Directory Traversal vulnerability, HTTP Response Splitting attack, Parameter Manipulation, Injection Attacks and their countermeasures
  • Coding testing and review techniques and practices

Suitable for

The ECSP certification is intended for programmers who are responsible for designing and building secure Windows/Web based applications with Java. It is designed for developers who have Java development skills.


Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Participants should be familiar with Java development and programming.


Mode of Assessment

Students need to pass the exam which will be conducted on the last day of training.


Award / Certification / Accreditation

The ECSP Java exam will be conducted on the last day of training. Students need to pass the exam to receive the ECSP certification from EC Council

Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRsSingapore CitizensOthers
Non-SME sponsored1Sponsored by SME2Aged 40 and above3Aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month
$385.20
(incl. GST)
$145.20
(incl. GST)
$145.20
(incl. GST)
$85.20
(incl. GST)
$1,284
(incl. GST)

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.
1 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click here
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.
3 Under the Workfare Training Support (WTS) scheme. For more information on the scheme, click here.


Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.


 

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Terms and Conditions

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.
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