GitLab Certified Security Specialist is a technical certification offered by GitLab Professional Services to help the GitLab community and team members validate their ability to use GitLab for secure software development through continuous security testing, scanning, and remediation. To earn certification, candidates must first pass a written assessment, followed by a hands-on lab assessment graded by GitLab Professional Services engineers.
Starting in December 2020 GitLab soft-launched the GitLab Certified Security Specialist certification. The certification assessments are currently available to GitLab Professional Services customers who purchase the GitLab Security Essentials Training course for their teams. Course participants gain access to the certification assessments immediately after completing their course sessions.
With GitLab Certified Security Specialist certification, team managers now have a way to confirm their team members possess the skills needed to enable DevSecOps and empower developers to create secure code. All team members who achieve the certification will be able to apply GitLab security functionality and best practices to ensure more secure software releases.
Individuals who earn GitLab Certified Security Specialist certification can showcase their ability to enable essential security capabilities of GitLab including SAST, DAST, dependency and container scanning, license compliance, WAF, and policy management to ensure more secure software releases.
Individuals who earn GitLab Security Specialist certification are able to perform the following tasks.
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