top of page

NIST Secure Software Development Framework (SSDF) Fundamentals

Training Course

Best Secure Software Development Framework SSDF Training Course

Title: NIST Secure Software Development Framework (SSDF) Fundamentals

  • Modalities: Virtual | Classroom | Hybrid

  • Duration: 2 days

 

Overview 

This course is designed to introduces students to the foundational concepts behind the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-218 and related secure software development life cycle (SDLC)-related topics. 

 

Who Should Attend

  • Line of Business Leadership

  • Non-Technical Managers

  • Technical Managers

  • Industry Members (e.g., Manufacturing Extension Program, State-Federal Liaisons)

 

Course Agenda

  • Day 1 (AM):

    • Introductions

    • Traditional software development life cycle (SDLC) vs the SSDF

    • Who needs to follow NIST SP 800-218

    • The role of Executive Order 14028: Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity

    • Supplemental materials

    • The value of using SSDF

    • The relationship with secure by design (SBD)

  • Day 1 (PM):

    • SSDF practices structure and elements overview

      • Prepare the organization (PO)

      • Protect the software (PS)

      • Produce well-secured software (PW)

      • Respond to vulnerabilities (RV)

  • Day 2 (AM):

    • SSDF practice element details

      • Prepare the organization (PO)

        • Practice

        • Task

        • Notional implementation examples

      • Protect the software (PS)

        • Practice

        • Task

        • Notional implementation examples

    • Day 2 (PM):

      • SSDF practice element details

        • Produce well-secured software (PW)

          • Practice

          • Task

          • Notional implementation examples

        • Respond to vulnerabilities (RV)

          • Practice

          • Task

          • Notional implementation examples

      • SSDF practices corresponding to EO 14028 subsections

      • Review

      • Exam

bottom of page