Secure Software Development Training and Role-Based Training for IT Staff

To effectively protect your organization, developers and programmers should understand secure software development and be able to apply secure practices to their code. And, while your IT professionals don’t have to be cyber security specialists, they also need to understand secure practices so they can guide end users and help build a security-minded culture. These technical professionals need security awareness training that speaks their language and places security issues within the IT context they understand and work with every day. Global Learning Systems provides role-based and security awareness training for technical staff on the front lines of protecting your organization.

Secure Coding for Programmers

With threats coming from multiple directions, developers need to understand the risks and consequences associated with unsafe coding. Many of the most damaging breaches featured in the headlines could have been avoided if secure coding was better understood and prioritized.

The OWASP Top 10 is a widely-referenced list of the most common and critical web application security weaknesses and provides a framework for secure coding practices. The Secure Coding with the OWASP Top 10 – 2017 course from Global Learning Systems dives into the technical aspects of each of the top ten OWASP risk areas. Through realistic scenario-based learning, the course thoroughly explains each issue, presents the risks, and outlines mitigation or prevention strategies. Learners gain an understanding of the critical importance of secure software development, and their impact on both application and organizational security.

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Security Awareness Training for IT Professionals

Role-based courses from Global Learning Systems are targeted toward IT administrators & engineers, security specialists and security managers. These online courses identify key information security laws, regulations, and directives, and explore how these can affect an organization’s internal policies. The courses also discuss the following topics and how they relate to an IT professional’s specific responsibilities:

  • Regulatory compliance
  • Security program management
  • Risk management
  • Security administration
  • Security operations
  • Security monitoring and incident response

All our courses for IT professionals are aligned with the requirements of federal, state and local governments, and meet the NIST, FISMA, HIPAA, and FedRAMP guidelines.


Global Learning Systems offers security training for these IT roles: