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CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional Study Guide, 6th Edition by Darril Gibson, Mike Chapple, James M. Stewart

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Chapter 8

Malicious Code and Application Attacks

THE CISSP EXAM TOPICS COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER INCLUDE:

4. Software Development Security
B. Understand the environment and security controls
B.1 Security of the software environment
B.2 Security issues of programming languages
B.3 Security issues in source code (e.g., buffer overflow, escalation of privilege, backdoor)
6. Security Architecture & Design
E. Understand software and system vulnerabilities and threats
E.2 Client-based (e.g., applets)

In previous chapters, you learned about many general security principles and the policy and procedure mechanisms that help security practitioners develop adequate protection against malicious individuals. This chapter takes an in-depth look at some of ...

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