PeopleCert DevSecOps

PeopleCert DevSecOps: fortify your DevOps process from security risks

The PeopleCert DevSecOps certification has been designed to address the needs of professionals who want to enable their organisation to integrate security across their entire DevOps deployment pipeline.

What is DevSecOps?

DevSecOps is the integration of security-related activities into the daily work of application development and IT operations; security is built into the entire DevOps process and across the four pillars of culture, automation, metrics, and sharing (CAMS, or CALMS with the addition of Lean).

Which are the Key Goals of DevSecOps?

  • Deliver software rapidly and cost-effectively
  • Encourage a proactive approach to security issues
  • Eliminate Silos
  • Promote stronger collaboration and teamwork between Dev, Sec, and Ops
  • Make everyone more accountable for security
  • Ensure processes are repeatable while also being adaptive

Is DevSecOps for me?

This certification has been designed for all professionals working either in Software Development or IT Operations in a DevOps environment and want to infuse security strategies and automation in their deployment pipeline. Examples of roles include:

  • Compliance Team
  • Delivery Staff
  • DevOps Engineers
  • IT Managers
  • IT Security Professionals, Practitioners, and Managers
  • Maintenance and support staff
  • Managed Service Providers
  • Project & Product Managers
  • Quality Assurance Teams
  • Release Managers
  • Scrum Masters
  • Site Reliability Engineers
  • Testers

4 + 1 reasons why you need a PeopleCert DevSecOps certification

  • Help your organisation adopt best DevSecOps practices
  • Understand the necessary security elements for safe operation
  • Learn the skills and traits of effective DevSecOps professionals
  • Practical, interactive, lightweight
  • Get certified anytime, anyplace

What will you learn?

DevOps Essentials
Learn what DevOps is, it’s key principles and concepts, the business and IT challenges it tries to address, the importance of the three ways, the five ideals of DevOps, and how to define DevSecOps.

Information Security
Get a deep dive into the in Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability, Types of Attacks, and Adversaries and their Weapons.

Understand how security is implied in DevOps, how DevOps and Security teams can coexist, and the three Layers of DevSecOps.

Layer One – Security Education
Learn about the Critical Nature of Security Education, Security Champions, Formal Learning, Pair Programming and Peer Reviews, Informal Learning, Security Standards, Best Practices, and Regulations

Layer Two – Security by Design
Learn about the Importance of Core Application Security Design Principles, Threat Modeling, Clean Code and Rugged DevOps, Naming Conventions, Common Weakness Lists, Container Technologies, and Pipeline Building and Securing

Layer Three – Security Automation
Learn about Security Automation, Pyramid of Security Testing, and Vulnerability Management.

The Foundation for DevSecOps
Learn about Technical Debt Reduction, Measurement and Adjustment, and DevSecOps as Culture.

Find out more about the PeopleCert examination process

Take your exam of your comfort home or office. Learn more about PeopleCert Online Proctoring, the secure and stress-free way to sit your exam. Get the Step-by-Step Guidelines on how to take your online exam with PeopleCert Online Proctoring here.

What else is included with your exam purchase

This certification offers the free-of-charge Digital Badge service.
The digital badge will allow you to showcase your professional certification acquired through PeopleCert to potential employers, colleagues and your business network. It can be added on your email signature, your CV, your LinkedIn and other social media accounts. Find out more here.

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  • 1

    Hands-on and practical

    Mastering DevOps requires practical guidance

  • 2

    Career opportunities

    75% of organisations say that DevOps is important or very important to them

  • 3

    Reduce security risks

    Help your organisation operate safely by integrating security best practices through DevOps





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