As the global leader in information security education and certification, (ISC)2(R) has a proven track record of educating and certifying information security professionals. Its newest certification, the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP(R)) is a testament to the organization's ongoing commitment to information and software security. The Official (ISC)2(R) Guide to the CSSLP(R) provides an all-inclusive analysis of the CSSLP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK(R)). As the first comprehensive guide to the CSSLP CBK, it facilitates the required understanding of the seven CSSLP domains-Secure Software Concepts, Secure Software Requirements, Secure Software Design, Secure Software Implementation/Coding, Secure Software Testing, Software Acceptance, and Software Deployment, Operations, Maintenance and Disposal-to assist candidates for certification and beyond.* Serves as the only official guide to the CSSLP professional certification * Details the software security activities that need to be incorporated throughout the software development lifecycle * Provides comprehensive coverage that includes the people, processes, and technology components of software, networks, and host defenses * Supplies a pragmatic approach to implementing software assurances in the real-world The text allows readers to learn about software security from a renowned security practitioner who is the appointed software assurance advisor for (ISC)2. Complete with numerous illustrations, it makes complex security concepts easy to understand and implement. In addition to being a valuable resource for those studying for the CSSLP examination, this book is also an indispensable software security reference for those already part of the certified elite. A robust and comprehensive appendix makes this book a time-saving resource for anyone involved in secure software development.