University of California, Davis
Secure Coding Practices Specialization
University of California, Davis

Secure Coding Practices Specialization

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Joubin Jabbari
Sandra Escandor-O'Keefe
Matthew Bishop, PhD

Instructors: Joubin Jabbari

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2 months at 10 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Practice improving the security and robustness of your programs.

  • Create threat models and apply basic cryptography.

  • Evaluate and remediate fragile C++ library code.

  • Exploit common types of injection problems and fix the root causes.

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Specialization - 4 course series

Principles of Secure Coding

Course 115 hours4.4 (336 ratings)

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Identifying Security Vulnerabilities

Course 213 hours4.7 (167 ratings)

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Category: Cryptography
Category: secure programming
Category: Authentication Methods

Identifying Security Vulnerabilities in C/C++Programming

Course 322 hours4.6 (79 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Apply “what to watch out for” and “where to look” to evaluate fragility of C++ library code.

  • Given a fragile C++ library, code a robust version.

  • Identify problems w/ privilege, trusted environments, input validation, files & sub-processes, resource mngmt, asynchronicity, & randomness in C/C++.

  • Remediate examples of problems that apply to C/C++ interactions with the programming environment.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Identifying vulernabilities
Category: C/C++ Programming

What you'll learn

  • Practice protecting against various kinds of cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

  • Form plans to mitigate injection vulnerabilities in your web application.

  • Create strategies and controls to provide secure authentication.

  • Examine code to find and patch vulnerable components.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Java
Category: secure programming
Category: security
Category: Java Programming

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Joubin Jabbari
University of California, Davis
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