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Certified DevSecOps Engineer(CDSOE)

About Certification

GSDC's Certified DevSecOps Engineer Certification covers a broad range of topics like the dependency of the business value of DevOps upon DevSecOps, its ability to enable the business and support an organizational transformation with the ultimate goal of increasing productivity, reducing risk, and optimizing cost in the organization.

The course content of DevSecOps Engineering Certification explains how DevOps security practices differ from other security approaches and provide an understanding of the application of data and security sciences. The attendees of this course understand the purpose, benefits, concepts, and vocabulary of DevSecOps. They become aware of its roles and how does it fit with a DevOps culture and organization. At the ending point, participants will be able to use "security as code" with the intention of making security and compliance adaptable as a service.

The syllabus of this course is specially curated to teach the procedure of integrating security programs into DevOps practices and highlights the professional use of data and security science as the primary means of protecting the organization and customer.

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The objective of DevSecOps Engineering Certification aims towards a thorough understanding of:

  1. The purpose, benefits, concepts, and vocabulary of DevSecOps
  2. How DevOps security practices differ from other security approaches
  3. Business-driven security strategies
  4. Understanding and applying data and security sciences
  5. The use and benefits of Red and Blue Teams
  6. Integrating security into Continuous Delivery workflows
  7. How DevSecOps roles fit with a DevOps culture and organization


Target Audience


Anyone involved in Continuous Delivery toolchain architectures

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

Software Engineers



Once you become a Certified DevSecOps Engineer, you'll be able to:

Bring greater speed and agility for security teams

Respond to change and needs rapidly

Better collaborator and communicator.

Operate automated builds and quality assurance testing.

Identify vulnerabilities in code earlier than before

Deliver high-value work



Participants attending this course should have a basic knowledge and understanding of the DevOps definition, principles and knowledge of coding.



Ensure that you have filled up the basic details.
This exam consists of 40 multiple-choice questions.
Candidates need to score a minimum of 65% of the total marks (i.e. 26 out of 40) to pass this examination.
The total duration of this examination is 90 minutes.
Candidate should Tick against only one correct answer in Multiple Choice Questions.
There is no negative marking system applicable to this examination.
In case the participant does not score passing % then they will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost. Re-examination can be taken up to 30 days from the date of the 1st exam attempt.


Sample Certificate


Exam Syllabus

1. Introduction

  • What is DevOps?
  • What is DevSecOps?
  • Origin Stories
  • Related Concepts
  • Related Concepts
  • Benefits of DevSecOps
  • Principles of DevOps
2.Overview of Modern Application Development
  • The era of Microservices
  • Microservices vs Monoliths
  • Microservices and APIs
  • Pros and Cons of Microservices
3.Overview of Containerization
  • Introduction to Docker Containers
  • Development of Containerized Applications
  • Benefits of Containerization
  • Overheads of Containerization

4.Overview of Information Security

  • Ethical Hacking vs Cyber Security vs Information Security
  • Fundamentals of Information Security
  • Job Roles
  • Policy Management
  • Password Management
  • Encryption
  • Secure Development LifeCycles
  • Standards, Best Practices, and Regulations
  • Threat Modelling and Risk Management
5.Overview of Cloud Computing and Infrastructure as Code
  • What is Cloud?
  • What is Cloud Computing?
  • Cloud Service Providers
  • Benefits of Cloud
  • Cloud Service Models
  • Cloud Deployment Models
6.Overview of Continuous Integration/ Continuous Deployment
  • SDLC
  • What is Integration?
  • What is Delivery?
  • What is Deployment?
  • What is CI/CD?
7.Summing it up as DevSecOps

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