CertNexus is the global purveyor of vendor-neutral, emerging technology certifications and micro-credentials for IT, business, and security professionals.
EdCert offers the following CertNexus courses:
Cyber Secure Coder (exam CSC-210)
The Cyber Secure Coder (CSC) course, leveraging many of the OWASP Top Ten best practices and provides 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. This includes better understanding of vulnerabilities that undermine security, general strategy for dealing with security defects and misconfiguration, and how to incorporate security into all phases of development.
CyberSec First Responder (exam CFR-410)
This course covers network defense and incident response methods, tactics, and procedures that are in alignment with industry frameworks such as NIST SP 800-61r2 (Computer Security Incident Handling Guide), US-CERT’s National Cyber Incident Response Plan (NCIRP), and Presidential Policy Directive (PPD)-41 on Cyber Incident Coordination. It is ideal for candidates who have been tasked with the responsibility of monitoring and detecting security incidents in information systems and networks, and for executing standardized responses to such incidents.
The course introduces tools, tactics, and procedures to manage cybersecurity risks, defend cybersecurity assets, identify various types of common threats, evaluate the organizations’ security, collect and analyze cybersecurity intelligence, and remediate and report incidents as they occur. It provides a comprehensive methodology for individuals responsible for defending the cybersecurity of their organization.