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DevSecOps Foundation

Learn the purpose, benefits, concepts, and vocabulary of DevSecOps including DevOps security strategies and business benefits.



The DevSecOps Foundation (DSOF)℠ course, in the partnership of DevOps Institute, enables the participants to understand and apply data and security sciences and the practical steps on integrating security programs into DevOps practices. The topics covered in this courses emphasis on how DevSecOps provides business value, how to enhancing your business opportunities, and improve corporate value. The core DevSecOps principles taught can support an organizational transformation, increase productivity, reduce risk, and optimize resource usage.


Key Highlights

  • This 16-hour immersive course explains how DevOps security practices differ from other approaches then delivers the education needed to apply changes to your organization. 
  • Covers the purpose, benefits, concepts, vocabulary and applications of DevSecOps and explains how DevSecOps roles fit with a DevOps culture and organization. 
  • Conducted by certified instructors who will help you master a structured curriculum supplemented with industry relevant examples.
  • Prepares you for the DevSecOps Foundation℠ Certification Exam

Training Options

Virtual Instructor-Led

  • Self-Paced Learning
  • Live, online classroom training by top instructors and practitioners
  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced elearning content curated by industry experts
  • 24×7 learner assistance and support


  • Customized learning delivery model (self-paced and/or instructor-led)
  • Flexible pricing options
  • Enterprise-grade learning management system (LMS)
  • Enterprise dashboards for individuals and teams
  • 24×7 learner assistance and support



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Pre-requisites for DevSecOps Foundation

For Virtual Training:
1. Computer/ Laptop with Microphone & Camera in working condition
2. Good Internet
3. Access to Google Forms / MS Forms


DevSecOps Foundation Course Curriculum

Module 1: Realizing DevSecOps Outcomes
  • Origins of DevOps​
  • Evolution of DevSecOps​
  • CALMS​
  • The Three Ways
Module 2: Defining the Cyberthreat Landscape​
  • What is the Cyber Threat Landscape?​
  • What is the threat?​
  • What do we protect from?​
  • What do we protect, and why?​
  • How do I talk to security?
Module 3: ​Building a Responsive DevSecOps Model
  • Demonstrate Model
  • Technical, business and human outcomes​
  • What’s being measured? ​
  • Gating and thresholding​


Module 4: Integrating DevSecOps Stakeholders
  • The DevSecOps State of Mind​
  • The DevSecOps Stakeholders​
  • What’s at stake for who?​
  • Participating in the DevSecOps model​
Module 5: Establishing DevSecOps Best Practices
  • Start where you are​
  • Integrating people, process and technology and governance​
  • DevSecOps operating model​
  • Communication practices and boundaries​
  • Focusing on outcomes
Module 6: Best Practices to get Started
  • The Three Ways​
  • Identifying target state​s
  • Value stream-centric thinking
Module 7: DevOps Pipelines and Continuous Compliance
  • The goal of a DevOps pipeline​
  • Why continuous compliance is important​
  • Archetypes and reference architectures​
  • Coordinating DevOps Pipeline construction​
  • DevSecOps tool categories, types and examples​
Module 8: Learning Using Outcomes
  • Security Training Options​
  • Training as Policy​
  • Experiential Learning​
  • Cross-Skilling​
  • The DevSecOps Collective Body of Knowledge​
  • Preparing for the DevSecOps Foundation certification exam​
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Who should Attend?

  • Compliance Team
  • Business / IT managers
  •  IT Security Professionals, Practitioners, and Managers
  • DevOps Engineers/ Software Engineers/ Site Reliability Engineers
  • Delivery Staff/ Maintenance and support staff
  • Managed Service Providers
  • Project & Product Managers/ Release Managers
  • Quality Assurance Teams
  • Scrum Masters
  • Testers
  • Anyone involved or interested in learning about DevSecOps strategies and automation
  • Anyone involved in Continuous Delivery toolchain architectures


DevOps Lead

Globe Telecom

Trainer did a great job with the entire training. I was very interested and also attentive during his talks. I’m sure it was also tough to engage everyone doing it online. Great job!

Technology Delivery Head

Accenture Inc.

Great session! The discussions are comprehensive and detailed. Thanks to the Team

Lead Data Analyst

Globe Fintech Innovations

Very excellent trainer, you can really feel his experience and desire to teach. The support staff is also excellent in aiding the session. Material and presentation is detailed but not excessive. Activities are frequent to keep our interest. Very good training all in all thank you!

DevSecOps Foundation - FAQs


Organizations adopted DevOps in order to become more Agile and deliver products faster into the market. But with this speed came risks and vulnerabilities which often lead to huge and irreversible losses. Hence, the practice of DevSecOps was introduced that involved integrating security early on in the software development life cycle and practicing continuous improvement by a closer association of security with IT and business objectives. This course by the DevOps Institute (DOI) helps you gain the DevSecOps Foundation (DSOF)℠ certification which is a reflection of your expertise in DevOps security strategies and how they should be integrated into the DevOps transformation to ensure business success.

There are no prerequisites to attend this course. Learners need to successfully pass the DevSecOps Foundation certification exam to get the DevSecOps Foundation Certification.

By the end of the course you will learn the purpose, benefits, concepts and vocabulary of DevSecOps including DevOps security strategies and aligning them to business benefits.

The DevSecOps Foundation certificate is issued by the DevOps Institute (DOI) to candidates who can understand DevOps concepts and validate their knowledge and skills by clearing the exam. It is an internationally acclaimed association of DevOps professionals working to advance the human elements of DevOps. APEX Global Learning is an official partner of DOI.

Absolutely. Our course is designed by industry experts. We offer multiple value added resources in a blended learning approach along with collaborative templates for hands-on exercises.

In an online classroom, students can log in at the scheduled time to a live learning environment which is led by an instructor. You can interact, communicate, view and discuss presentations, and engage with learning resources while working in groups, all in an online setting. Our instructors use an extensive set of collaboration tools and techniques which improves your online training experience.

This course is conducted by highly qualified and certified instructors.


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