CSC is the Comprehensive Certification for Validating Secure Coding Practices - for all developers, in all programming languages, on all platforms.
In today’s digital world, companies and end users alike are using applications to access and interact with their data on a daily basis. To keep up with the demand for constant connectivity, organizations are purchasing and developing applications at an impressive rate – but they are not always designed to defend against the ever-evolving threat landscape. Cyber Secure Coder is designed to validate the knowledge and skills required to design and develop protected applications, regardless of the language used for development or the platform on which they will be deployed.
|Launch Date||Spring 2017|
|Sunset Date||TBD (est. Spring 2020)|
|Target Candidate||Software developers, testers, and architects who develop in multiple programming languages for any type of platform who desire or are required to develop highly protected applications for business and organizational use.|
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|Exam Description||The Cyber Secure Coder exam will certify that the successful candidate has the knowledge, skills, and abilities to design and develop a variety of applications for various platforms, analyze security concerns outside of specific languages and platforms, use a number of testing and analysis tools, and mitigate against common threats to data and systems.|
|Number of Items||80 questions|
|Item Formats||Multiple Choice/Multiple Response/True-False|
|Exam Duration||120 minutes (including 5 minutes for Candidate Agreement and 5 minuts for Pearson VUE tutorial)|
|Exam Options||In person at Pearson VUE test centers|
|Passing Score||56 out of 80 (70%)|