Reading to support the learning in this course is as follows/in this order:
Chapter 1 - to learn all the basics for this course. If you don't already know security basics, read this before starting. It will make the course easier on you.
Chapter 9 - If you do not already follow these habits, start now. It is preferable that you read this before starting the course, if possible, so that you can benefit from having better personal digital security sooner.
Optional: Chapter 6 (if you are planning on implementing various types of security testing at your office)
Chapter 7 - to help you create your AppSec program
Chapters 10 and 11: After the course is complete
Or you could just read the entire book from start to finish. Whatever works for you!
Application Security Foundations: Level 1
This introductory course will answer all of your burning questions and define all of the technical terms right at the start. Then we will set goals for your AppSec program at work as an exercise. After this we dive in deep into every type of application security activity and tool on the market, while sprinkling you with quizzes and exercises. As a final project we make an AppSec program action plan for you to bring back to work with you. Product Description.pdf