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Secure Development Courses

Relevant, role-specific courses and credentials

Move beyond syntax to systems thinking with secure development content that’s relevant for developers, testers, analysts, and architects alike.

Plus, earn verified credentials for every course.

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Secure code needs secure systems

When we build houses, we put a lot of time and effort into getting the foundations right. Being in the middle of installing doors and windows when you realize the foundations need work would be a real pain — not to mention the cost.

The same goes for cyber security, and that’s why we need to secure our systems as well as our code.

By focusing on architecture, how systems are implemented, and how they work together, SafeStack involves your whole development team.

We also teach essential skills like threat assessment and security testing, so your team can build shared knowledge and skills, collaborating early and often to create a stronger and more sustainable security culture.

Available courses and credentials

Building quality software takes a team, and securing it is no different. SafeStack provides a growing catalog of courses and learning pathways to train your entire software development team.

Security Fundamentals

Essential skills for everyone in the software development team (and those that support them).

Security Fundamentals for Software Development
Security Fundamentals
for Software Development

Earn credential
Security Fundamentals: Level 1

Introduction to DevSecOps
to DevSecOps

Earn credential
Security Fundamentals: Level 2

Mobile Application Security
Mobile Application Security

Earn credential
Mobile Application Security Essentials

Using Low-code and No-code Tools Securely
Using Low-code and No-code Tools Securely

Earn credential
Security in Practice: Low-code No-code

Security Architecture

Skills and courses to help secure your systems by design.

Threat Assessment for Software Development
Threat Assessment
for Software Development

Earn credential
Security Architect: Level 1

Designing Secure Microservice Architectures
Designing Secure
Microservice Architectures

Earn credential
Security Architect: Level 2

Secure Development

Security skills and approaches for people who write software.

Finding and FixingApplication Security Vulnerabilities
Finding and Fixing Web
Application Security Vulnerabilities

Earn credential
Secure Developer: Level 1

Finding and FixingAPI Security Vulnerabilities
Finding and Fixing
API Security Vulnerabilities

Earn credential
Secure Developer: Level 2

Security in Practice: Zero Trust badge
Zero Trust in Application Security

Earn credential
Security in Practice: Zero Trust

Security Testing

Security skills and approaches for people who test software.

Security Foundations for Software Testing
Security Foundations
for Software Testing

Earn credential
Security Tester: Level 1

Playbooks and
Useable Resources

Content that helps you
get your job done, securely.

Securing Cloud Accounts
Securing Cloud Accounts
Prioritizing Security for Product Managers
Prioritizing Security for Product Managers

Upcoming courses

With courses released regularly, you’re always up to date with security trends and emerging threats

  • Securing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Systems
  • Building an Application Security Program

Verified credentials

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You work hard on your training and you should be recognized for that.

That’s why we’ve partnered with Credly to give you credentials that show what you’ve achieved. These are also known as open badges and are included as part of your SafeStack membership.

You don’t need to do anything except claim them once we issue them to you. Easy!

Once you’ve claimed your credentials, you can use them in email signatures or digital CVs, as well as on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.

Each digital image includes verified metadata that describes the qualifications you’ve earned and what you’ve done to earn them.

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Frequently asked questions about credentials

What’s an open badge?

Open badges are web-enabled versions of a credential, certification, or learning outcome which can be verified in real-time, online.

Find out more on the Open Badges website.

How does my certification get displayed as a badge?

We’ve partnered with Credly to translate the learning outcomes you’ve demonstrated into a badge, which is issued and managed through their platform.

The technology Credly uses is based on the Open Badge Standards maintained by IMS Global. This means you can manage, share, and verify your competencies digitally.

What are the benefits of a badge?

Representing your skills as a badge gives you a way to share your abilities online in a way that’s simple, trusted, and can be easily verified in real-time.

Badges provide employers and peers concrete evidence of what you did to earn your credential and what you’re now capable of.

The Credly platform also offers labor market insights based on your skills, and you can search and apply for job opportunities directly through the platform.

Who is Credly?

Credly is the end-to-end solution for issuing and managing digital credentials. Credly works with credible organizations to provide digital credentials to individuals, worldwide.

How will I know if I’ve earned a badge?

You’ll get an email notification from Credly with instructions for claiming your badge and setting up your account.

What if I don’t want my badge to be public?

You can easily configure your privacy settings in the Credly platform. You’re in complete control of the information about yourself that is made public.

Is there a fee to use the Credly platform?

Nope! This is a service we provide to you at no cost.

What’s to keep someone else from copying my badge and using it?

While badges are simply digital image files, they’re uniquely linked to data hosted on the Credly platform. This link to verified data makes them more reliable and secure than a paper-based certificate. It also cuts out the possibility of anyone claiming your credential and your associated

Where and how can I share my badge through the Credly platform?

You can share your badge directly from the Credly platform to LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook; over email; or embedded in a website or your email signature.

What are labor market insights and how can I access them through the Credly platform?

Labour market insights are pulled from live job listings.

Based on your skills, you can learn which employers are hiring, what job titles you might be qualified for, salary ranges, and more. Search active job listings and even apply for them with just a few clicks through the Credly platform.

You can access the labor market insights from your badge details page by clicking on Related Jobs, or by clicking on the skill tags assigned to your badge.

Can I export badges issued through the Credly platform to other badge-storing platforms?

Yes, you can download your badge from the Share Badge page. Your downloaded badge contains Open Badge Infrastructure (OBI) compliant metadata embedded into the image. This means you can store your badge on other OBI-compliant badge sites, like the Mozilla backpack.   

Can I import badges issued from other platforms into Credly platform?

Not at this time.

I have a question about the Credly platform.
Where can I find support?

You can find answers to frequently asked questions at