Individuals with experience in the development of secure applications should consider earning the ECSP (EC-Council Certified Secure Programmer) certification. The ECSP certification will validate fundamental skills needed to design and construct Windows and Web based applications with .NET/Java Framework. Job tasks related to this certification, aside from design, include common troubleshooting, debugging and coding. Knowledge of C#, C++ and Java is beneficial.
One online exam for the ECSP (EC-Council Certified Secure Programmer) certification must be completed with a score of 70% or higher. The 50 multiple choice questions will cover information pertaining to specific job tasks and scenarios. Hands-on knowledge of application development is essential to not only passing the exam, but gaining the skills associated with programming best practices.
EC-Council does not require participants to take any form of training, but an eligibility form must be completed otherwise before taking the test. Training options are available for preparation. Information regarding the exam, certification, and training resources can be found on the EC-Council website.