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Individual Certification of Security Proficiency for Software Professionals: Where Are We? Where Are We Going?

May 2013 White Paper
Dan Shoemaker (University of Detroit Mercy)

In this paper, Dan Shoemaker describes existing professional certifications in information assurance and emerging certifications for secure software assurance.

Publisher:

CERT

Abstract

The software industry needs a universally acknowledged creden-tial to document that a software professional has all of the requisite knowledge and skills to produce a secure product. This article describes some of the existing professional certifications in information assurance and emerging certifications for secure software assurance.