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Our training material is designed to help you achieve compliance goals, address security issues, and cultivate a security-conscious culture.

More Than 800 Hands-On and Video Lessons For Your SDLC

 
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Over 40 Languages, Frameworks, and Technologies

 
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Our Curriculum, Your Way

Our AppSec Education Platform is completely customizable or works out of the box to create a multi-year, programmatic approach.  

Role-Based Learning Paths

Collections of lessons curated by our application security experts to help admins select the right lessons.
 

Compliance-Based Learning Paths

Collections of lessons that allow you to easily achieve compliance goals and build AppSec knowledge and skills.
 

Engaging Tournaments

Create Lesson-Based Tournaments or Exercise-Based Tournaments to maximize learner engagement.
 

Build Your Own Program

With over 800 expertly crafted lessons, you can build your own program based on topics, projects, or interests.
 
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Hands-On Lessons

Give your developers real-life experience working with code

Break-Fix
Hands-on exercises cover the OWASP Top 10 and all popular programming languages, including Go, Python, Ruby, C, JavaScript, and more. 

Command-Line Interface
These lessons help developers build and strengthen security strategies for the configuration and administration of tools like Docker and Kubernetes.

Code Fix Exercises
Code exercises that focus developers on elements of specific code languages to gain a deeper understanding of relevant security concepts.

Coding Challenges
Hands-On coding challenges within an integrated development environment.

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Video-Based Lessons

Learn security concepts and more from industry experts

Podcast-Style Experience
Listen and watch application security experts share their knowledge and explain complex security issues in a clear, easy-to-digest way. 

Self-Paced Learning
Offer a bite-sized approach to learning, with short lessons (most under 15 minutes) that allow learners to consume content around their workload.

Multiple Content Formats
Address preferred learning styles with summary text and imagery that complements the video content, giving all learners a choice about how they learn.

Knowledge Assessments
Ensure content retention with short, 10-question assessments at the completion of each lesson to help learners reinforce the concepts presented.

Role-Based
Learning Paths

Different roles have different responsibilities. Role-Based Learning Paths deliver progressive learning through Foundational, Intermediate, and Advanced Levels, targeting the right training to the right people at the right time. 


Learners are rewarded with a certificate at the end of each level in the learning path, and admins can easily generate reports to verify learner completion.

Business Learner

Our Business Learner Path is designed for individuals involved in software development, such as product managers, UX designers, system admins, and QA engineers to help them support secure development efforts. 

 

The Business Learner training content is organized into three progressive levels: 

 

  • Business Learner Foundational: Introduces the basics of application security, such as the different types of security vulnerabilities, the importance of secure coding practices, and the role of security testing. 
  • Business Learner Intermediate: Takes a deeper dive into application security, covering threat modeling, risk assessment, and security controls. 
  • Business Learner Advanced: Covers cutting-edge application security topics, such as DevSecOps, secure design, and common weaknesses.
Web Developer (Back-End)

We offer two separate paths for web developers, based on whether they engage in front-end or back-end web development.

 

After completing their appropriate path, developers will be able to understand security threats for the languages/frameworks/technologies they work in and have the ability to develop mitigation strategies during their software build. 

 

The Web Developer training content is organized into three progressive levels: 

 

  • Web Developer (Back-End) Foundational: Explores core concepts around application security, including understanding threats, business impact, secure development, and secure design.
  • Web Developer (Back-End) Intermediate: Takes a deeper into topics that include techniques used to build secure applications, the OWASP Top 10 for web applications, secure secrets management, and security tools. 
  • Web Developer (Back-End) Advanced:  Learners choose their language/technology/framework to move into more advanced topics with further opportunity to learn how to break and fix code in a real application environment.  
    • C#  
    • C++ 
    • Clojure
    • Cobol 
    • Java  
    • JavaScript (Node.js)  
    • JavaScript (Angular)  
    • JavaScript (React)  
    • TypeScript (Back-End)   
    • PHP (CodeIgniter)  
    • PHP (Laravel)  
    • PHP (Symfony)  
    • Scala  
    • Go  
    • Python  
    • Python (Django)  
    • Ruby (RoR)  
    • API  
    • Rust  
    • Perl  
    • Blockchain 
Web Developer (Front-End)

We offer two separate paths for web developers, based on whether they engage in front-end or back-end web development.

 

After completing their appropriate path, developers will be able to understand security threats for the languages/frameworks/technologies they work in and have the ability to develop mitigation strategies during their software build.

 

The Web Developer training content is organized into three progressive levels: 

 

  • Web Developer (Front-End) Foundational: Explores core concepts around application security, including understanding threats, business impact, secure development, and secure design.
  • Web Developer (Front-End) Intermediate:  Takes a deeper into topics that include techniques used to build secure applications, the OWASP Top 10 for web applications, secure secrets management, and security tools.
  • Web Developer (Front-End) Advanced: Learners choose their language/technology/framework to move into more advanced topics with the opportunity to continue to learn how to break and fix code in a real application environment:
    • ClojureScript 
    • JavaScript (Angular) 
    • JavaScript (React) 
    • TypeScript (Front-End) 
Native Developer

Our Native Developer Path is tailored to individuals who aim to create applications using specific languages, frameworks, or technologies, such as C and C++.

 

Upon finishing these paths, learners will be able to integrate secure coding principles into their application development. 

 

The Native Developer training content is organized into three progressive levels: 

 

  • Native Developer Foundational: Covers foundational application security principles for native developers, including different attackers, threats, and secure design
  • Native Developer Intermediate: A technical deep dive into the threats and security controls relevant to native developers
  • Native Developer Advanced: Learners choose their language/technology/framework to move into more advanced topics with the opportunity to learn how to break and fix code in a real application environment:
    • C++ 
    • C 
    • Embedded 
Mobile Developer (iOS)

Our Mobile Developer (iOS) Path is designed for developers creating applications on Apple’s iOS system.

 

After completing these learning paths, developers are better equipped to build secure applications and mitigate security threats.

 

The Mobile Developer (iOS) training content is organized into three progressive levels: 

 

  • Mobile Developer (iOS) Foundational:  Introduces the basics of application security, such as the different types of security vulnerabilities, the importance of secure coding practices, and secure design principles.
  • Mobile Developer (iOS) Intermediate: This path takes a deeper technical dive into topics that include threat modeling, the OWASP Top 10, and security controls relevant to iOS mobile developers.
  • Mobile Developer (iOS) Advanced:  Learners choose their language/technology/framework to move into more advanced topics with the opportunity to learn how to break and fix code in a real application environment: 
    • Swift
 
Mobile Developer (Android)

Our Mobile Developer (Android) Path was designed for developers creating applications on Android’s operating system.

 

After completing these learning paths, the Web Developer (Android) Learner will be better equipped to build secure applications and mitigate security threats.

 

The Mobile Developer (Android) training content is organized into three progressive levels: 

 

  • Mobile Developer (Android) Foundational: Introduces the basics of application security, such as the different types of security vulnerabilities, the importance of secure coding practices, and secure design principles. 
  • Mobile Developer (Android) Intermediate: Takes a deeper technical dive into topics that include threat modeling, the OWASP Top 10, and security controls relevant to Android mobile developers.
  • Mobile Developer (Android) Advanced: Learners choose their language/technology/framework to move into more advanced topics with the opportunity to learn how to break and fix code in a real application environment:
    • Kotlin 
    • Java 
Data Scientist

Our Data Scientist Path was designed for individuals who work in R to develop data processing pipelines, prepare analytical applications, design architecture, and create models for machine learning.

 

Upon completing our learning paths, the Data Scientist Learner will be able to utilize secure coding principles within the SDLC to design secure applications while working in R.

 

The Data Scientist training content is organized into three progressive levels: 

 

  • Data Scientist Foundational: Introduces the basics of application security, such as the different types of security vulnerabilities, the importance of secure coding practices, and the secure development lifecycle. 
  • Data Scientist Intermediate: A technical deep dive into the threats and security controls relevant to data scientists, including OWASP Top 10, threat modeling, and security testing. 
  • Data Scientist Advanced Path: Learners delve into secure application design, secure coding, and specialized R security topics, ranging from the R threat landscape, best practices, and securing Shiney apps and servers: 
    • R
 
Tester

Our Tester Learner Path is designed for individuals who evaluate and test newly developed software applications. This includes roles such as QA, analysts, software testers, and others with similar responsibilities.

 

Upon completing these learning paths, the Tester Learner will be equipped with the skills necessary to work effectively within the SDLC to identify and resolve vulnerabilities.

 

The Tester training content is organized into three progressive levels: 

 

  • Tester Foundational: Introduces the basics of application security, such as the different types of security vulnerabilities, the importance of secure coding practices, and the threat landscape.
  • Tester Intermediate: Covers an in-depth exploration of common security threats and testing tools.
  • Tester Advanced: Learn about advanced testing tools, deep dive into web application threats and common application weaknesses, fundamentals of approaching security testing, and leveraging SWSTL:
    • Web App Testing
 
DevSecOps

Our DevSecOps Path is designed for employees who are responsible for integrating security into the software development lifecycle, including Engineers, Release Managers, Infrastructure Engineers, and other similar roles.

 

After completing our learning paths, DevSecOps Learners will be able to expertly identify and mitigate vulnerabilities and security threats throughout the application development lifecycle.


The DevSecOps training content is organized into three progressive levels:

 

  • DevSecOps Foundational: Covers foundational application security principles for DevSecOps engineers.
  • DevSecOps Intermediate: In-depth exploration of threat modeling, common security threats, security controls, and testing tools.
  • DevSecOps Advanced: Learners choose their language/technology/framework to move into more advanced topics with an opportunity to learn how to break and fix code in a real application environment:
    • DevSecOps
    • Terraform
    • IaC
    • Docker Kubernetes
Cloud Engineer

Our Cloud Engineer Path is for individuals responsible for designing, developing, and managing cloud-based systems, including architects, engineers, and other similar positions.

 

After completing these learning paths, Cloud Engineer Learners will be enabled to use secure design principles to create secure cloud systems.

 

The Cloud Engineer training content is organized into three progressive levels: 

 

  • Cloud Engineer Foundational: Covers foundational application security principles for cloud engineers.  
  • Cloud Engineer Intermediate: An in-depth exploration of threat modeling, threats, and security controls for cloud engineers.
  • Cloud Engineer Advanced: Understand operational security, cloud security fundamentals, then understand technology-specific security topics covering S3 and EC2 hardening, access control, secrets management, and logging:
    • AWS
    • GCP
    • Azure 
Privacy Engineer

Our Privacy Engineer Path is for individuals responsible for inspecting code before deployment to assess privacy protections for personal data.

 

After completing this learning path, Privacy Engineers will be enabled to use secure coding principles to ensure the responsible handling of data. 


The Privacy Engineer training content is organized into three progressive levels:

 

  • Privacy Engineer Foundational: Introduces the basics of application security, such as the different types of security vulnerabilities, the importance of secure coding practices, and the secure development lifecycle. 
  • Privacy Engineer Intermediate: A technical deep dive into the threats and security controls relevant to data scientists, including OWASP Top 10, threat modeling, and security testing. 
  • Privacy Engineer Advanced Path: Advanced application security topics covering DevSecOps, common weaknesses, testing tools, and secure design. 

Compliance-Based
Learning Paths

Easily meet and report on compliance goals with short, focused paths to make the most of your development team's valuable time.

Learners are rewarded with a certificate at the end of each path.

OWASP Learning Path

The OWASP Compliance Path was designed to train on OWASP Top 10 threats to web applications.

 

Your Learners will complete videos introducing the key vulnerability concepts and then be asked to work through hands-on lessons to be able to identify, prevent, and remediate top vulnerabilities. 

PCI Learning Path

The PCI Compliance Path aims to fulfill the specific secure code training requirements in PCI DSS 4.0 for an organization to achieve compliance.

 

The Learner will understand how to safeguard customer data through the completion of lessons on threat modeling, secure coding best practices, and practical offensive and defensive exercises.

Executive Order Learning Path

The Executive Order Compliance Path is designed to ensure compliance with the White House Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity. The learning path lessons cover secure coding, security principles, and customer data protection.

 

Upon completion of the path learners will be able to create web applications that meet the Executive Order’s requirements and protect customer data.

A Platform Program Admins Love

Security Journey's AppSec Education Platform helps administrators easily assign, track, and measure their program.

Bring Gamification to Your AppSec Training with Tournaments

Fire up your team with a fun approach that encourages adoption and engagement.

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Lesson-Based Tournaments
Set up lesson-based tournaments to focus on specific topics and lessons. These tournaments are a great way to engage everyone in the SDLC to scale up their application security knowledge.


Exercise-Based Tournaments
These coding challenges reinforce the training content while giving your learners the opportunity to test their knowledge by writing, analyzing, and choosing the correct code.


Tournament Leaderboards
Leaderboards are a great way to showcase progress, promote tournament participation, identify future security champions, and encourage fast completion.

Build Your Own Secure Coding Program

Build your own application security program and enable learners to gain expertise to prevent or remedy prominent software risks with our robust library of over 800 lessons. Assign and customize content and create personalized learning paths tailored to specific topics, languages, or interests to build the skills your learners need.

Topic-Based Learning Paths

Topic-Based Learning Paths are collections of lessons that enable learners to gain expertise on a particular subject. These paths efficiently provide deep training to prevent or remedy prominent software risks.

OWASP Top 10 AI/LLM Learning Path

OWASP Top 10 AI/LLM learning path offers an in-depth training experience designed to equip development teams with expertise not only in secure AI system design, especially those built on LLMs (Large Language Models), but also in the secure integration and utilization of these systems.

 

The training curriculum covers essential topics, enabling development teams to hone their engineering skills to secure data, AI models, and software applications, resulting in the design of robust systems.

 

By completing this path, learners will gain actionable insights for the secure integration and leveraging of AI/LLM systems.

OWASP API Top 10 Learning Path

The OWASP API Security Top 10 learning Path, to be released in December, is a progressive Topic-Based learning path with foundational, intermediate, and advanced lessons in a variety of learning formats from podcast-style videos to hands-on coding lessons.

 

The new learning path will equip developers of all experience levels to combat the significant risks associated with insecure APIs. 

 

No Matter Your Software Pipeline, We Help You To Keep It Secure

Our always-growing catalog of lessons includes today's most relevant languages, frameworks, and technologies.

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Security Journey Research

Secure Coding Report: Injection Vulnerabilities

93% of Trained Developers Find & Fix SQL Injection in Less than 10 Minutes

Derek Brink, Aberdeen Strategy and Research, analyzed nearly 140,000 exercises taken by developers on injection vulnerabilities across the past year, to identify how the exercises successfully trained developers.

  • Only 45% of the developers were 100% successful in their first attempt to pass
  • 93% were able to find and fix SQLi after less than 10 minutes of training