If you're just getting started as a Developer in the Secure Code Warrior® platform, you're going to be learning a lot in a short amount of time.
Check out the video below for a quick overview of what your journey through the platform will look like. You can keep scrolling through the article for some handy links to help you get started as well.
As a developer, navigating your journey through using the Secure Code Warrior platform should look a bit like this.
IMPORTANT: Your Journey with Secure Code Warrior doesn't end after doing one assessment or participating in one tournament. This is a fun learning journey for all developers who are passionate about security and interested in upskilling themselves and others. Check our training module. Talk to your manager and raise your hand if you want to be a security champion.
Receive an Activation Link
This will be an email (from Secure Code Warrior or your organization) inviting you to join the fun
Go through registering and completing your account profile
You’ll receive a link or an invitation to join a tournament via e-mail. Here’s how to join.
Play through secure coding challenges to gain points and win the game.
- Complete Assigned Courses
Once a course has been assigned, you can view its requirements and start working through it until it's complete. Courses are language-specific and can be geared towards particular vulnerability types.
After completing assigned Courses, you can explore and tackle additional challenges in the Training module where you'll be able to fix vulnerabilities in the languages and frameworks you know and love.
Check your metrics and stats to see how much your security awareness has changed
Assessment challenges are similar to training but a little more directed.
They're usually focused on the specific security weaknesses in your company or team