Certified DevOps Security Professional (CDSOP) Overview

Certified DevOps Security Professional Course Outline

Module 1: An Overview of DevOps

  • Introduction to DevOps
  • Why is DevOps Needed?
  • DevOps Working
  • Roles in DevOps Security

Module 2: DevOps Security Practices

  • Key General Practices
  • Security Practices
    • Cooperation Between DevOps and Security
    • Control of Credentials
    • Automation
  • Minimising Attack Surfaces
    • Container Hardening
    • A Secure Pipeline
    • Scanning for Vulnerability
    • Continuous Monitoring

Module 3: Traditional Security Tools and the Variations

  • Traditional Security Tools
  • A Focus on Prevention
  • New Legislations
  • Digitalisation
  • Securing Code

Module 4: Anticipating Attacks and Prevention Tactics

  • Anticipating Attacks
  • Phishing Attacks
  • Types of Phishing
  • Causes of Phishing
  • How to Avoid Phishing?
  • Minimising Data Risks
  • Physical Security and Measures
  • Encryption Techniques
  • Two-Factor Authentication

Module 5: Maintaining System Security and Security of Data

  • DevOps System Security
  • General Workstation Security
  • Sensitive Data
  • Malware
  • Symptoms of Malware
  • Types of Malware

Module 6: Working Alongside Developers Continually

  • Developers
  • Security Professionals
  • Collaboration
  • Barriers to Security in DevOps
  • Gathering Requirements
  • Threat Modelling
  • Environment Configuration
  • Secure Static Analysis
  • Security-Focused Code Review
  • Penetration and Environment Testing
  • Security Review

Module 7: Continual Testing

  • Introduction to Continual Testing
  • Benefits of Continual Testing
  • Continual Testing Vs Test Automation
  • Risk

Module 8: Implementing DevOps Security Practices

  • Current Cyber Security Standards
  • Current Cyber Security Best Practices

Module 9: Ensuring Implemented Practices Align with Business Objectives

  • Integrating DevOps into the Current Workplace Environment
  • Put Client Satisfaction at the Centre
  • Define the Performance Reviews for Staff
  • Attain the Better Results by Monitoring and Feedback

Module 10: Scaling DevOps Security

  • Steps Towards Scaling DevOps
  • Tools and Metrics for Scaling DevOps
  • Challenges of Scaling

Module 11: DevOps Security to the Current Environment

  • Creating an Initial Plan
  • Measuring the Mirror of Results
  • Integration of Specialisation
  • Leading with Culture Rather than Tools
  • Expediting the Deployment Pipeline
  • DevOps is Automated Shared Delivery
  • Everyone Works Towards the Same Objective
  • Using Software Automation Wherever Possible
  • Establishing Transparency
  • Reiterating the Business
  • Offering Training
  • Continuous Feedback

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Who should attend this Certified DevOps Security Professional Course?

The Certified DevOps Security Professional (CDSOP) Course is designed for individuals who want to learn how to integrate security practices into DevOps processes. This DevOps Certification Training Course can be beneficial for the variety of professionals, including:

  • DevOps Security Engineers
  • Security Professionals
  • DevOps Engineers
  • IT Operations Managers
  • System Administrators
  • Cloud Security Specialists
  • IT Security Managers
  • Solutions Architects

Prerequisites of the Certified DevOps Security Professional Course

There are no formal prerequisites to attend this Certified DevOps Security Professional Course. However, a basic understanding of IT services and Scrum can be beneficial.  

Certified DevOps Security Professional Course (CDSOP) Course Overview

The Certified DevOps Security Professional (CDSOP) Course offered by The Knowledge Academy is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of DevOps security practices. Where DevOps is pivotal, securing the DevOps pipeline has become paramount to safeguarding sensitive data and ensuring the integrity of software systems.

Proficiency in DevOps Security is essential for IT professionals, including DevOps Engineers, Security Specialists, and System Administrators. The integration of security within the DevOps process ensures that security is not an afterthought but an inherent part of the development cycle. Therefore, mastering DevOps Security is crucial for those aiming to enhance their organisation's security posture and maintain compliance.

This intensive 1-day Certified DevOps Security Professional Training equips delegates with the knowledge and skills needed to implement security measures seamlessly within a DevOps environment. Delegates will learn best practices for identifying vulnerabilities, implementing security controls, and automating security testing. The DevOps Course delves into threat modelling, security automation, and risk assessment, enabling delegates to bridge the gap between development and security teams effectively.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the fundamentals of DevOps Security principles
  • To learn to integrate security throughout the DevOps lifecycle
  • To explore threat modelling and risk assessment techniques
  • To implement security automation to streamline processes
  • To master container security and orchestration
  • To discover best practices for secure code deployment

After completing this DevOps Course, delegates will be equipped to make significant contributions to their organisations by enhancing DevOps Security practices. They will possess the skills to identify and mitigate security risks, automate security testing, and foster collaboration between Development and Security teams.

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What’s included in this Certified DevOps Security Professional Course?

  • Certified DevOps Security Professional Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Certified DevOps Security Professional Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Certified DevOps Security Professional (CDSOP). Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Certified DevOps Security Professional (CDSOP), accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Certified DevOps Security Professional (CDSOP). Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Certified DevOps Security Professional (CDSOP) sessions.


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Certified DevOps Security Professional (CDSOP) FAQs

The DevOps term is an abbreviation of Development Operations. Its core focus is on breaking down the traditional silos and amalgamating Software Development and IT Operations, with an emphasis placed on the collaboration and communication of these two groups, within an organisation. Essentially, Software Development and IT Operations are two separate entities that co-exist. DevOps practices aim to bring these together, in order to improve communication and thus productivity.
This is a 2 day course, with an exam on the afternoon of the last day.
The Knowledge Academy offers a Certified DevOps Professional (CDOP) course that provides an introduction to the DevOps culture. We also have Certified Agile DevOps Professional (CADOP) course that is specifically for those who are tasked with implementing an Agile mindset within an entire IT organisation as part of a DevOps environment.
This Certified DevOps Security Professional certification is aimed at IT Security professionals who are already familiarised with the DevOps culture and wish to adopt DevOps security principles. Prospective delegates must have completed the Certified DevOps Professional course and examination, prior to attending this course.
Yes, the CDOSP exam is included as part of the Certified DevOps Security Professional course and the course price.
Yes, there is an exam comprising of 60 multiple choice questions, which is taken in the afternoon of the last training day.
The price for Certified DevOps Security Professional (CDSOP) certification in Belgium starts from €2095
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Certified DevOps Security Professional (CDSOP).
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