Connext DDS Secure Training

The Professional Services team draws on their decades of knowledge and experience to deliver training that accelerates your team’s understanding of the Connext connectivity framework. This expert driven training provides the fastest and most effective way to learn about Connext product suite. In addition to showing you how to use the products, we make sure you understand how to obtain the most value from the Connext databus.

Following a predefined agenda developed over years of experience, our standard training is a mix of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on. The Professional Services expert who delivers your training can tailor the material to your specific use case, making sure your project requirements are addressed.

What's Involved

Connext DDS Secure training introduces existing DDS users to securing your systems with Connext DDS Secure. The training teaches you to unite data centric principles with security so you can address the unique threats faced by your system. The program begins with a discussion of typical threat models and security objectives, followed by an overview of the Connext DDS Secure framework. Next, the training shows how to configure the fine-grained security in Connext DDS Secure, with specific attention to the relevant artifacts. This is followed by an in-depth discussion about managing authentication, protecting your data, and logging security related events. Finally, the training explores how to use Connext DDS Secure with Connext Services.


The following criteria must be met before you can schedule this service:

  • You must have previous Connext DDS experience and/or training. You must be familiar with the fundamental DDS concepts such as DDS entities, publish/subscribe APIs, Quality of Service configuration, discovery, transports, RTI Connext tools, and configuration files.
  • You must have an understanding of specific cryptography concepts around Information Assurance (Authentication, Signing, Confidentiality, Integrity, Non-repudiation), OpenSSL, and Wireshark.

If you do not meet these requirements, let us know and we can craft a comprehensive training program that includes the required knowledge in addition to the Connext DDS Secure material.

Expected Duration

This service typically is delivered in 12 hours.

Remote or Onsite

This activity can be delivered remote or onsite if bundled with other activities.

***Notice regarding novel coronavirus (COVID-19): In an effort to protect both the health of our valued customers and employees, RTI has restrictions for on-site services until the resolution of the pandemic.***