Chapter 12

Security Architecture Vulnerabilities, Threats, and Countermeasures

THE CISSP EXAM TOPICS COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER INCLUDE:

6. Security Architecture and Design
D. Understand the vulnerabilities of security architectures
D.1 System (e.g., covert channels, state attacks, emanations)
D.2 Technology and process integration (e.g., single point of failure, service oriented architecture)
E. Understand software and system vulnerabilities and threats
E.1 Web-based (e.g., XML, SAML, OWASP)
E.2 Client-based (e.g., applets)
E.3 Server-based (e.g., data flow control)
E.5 Distributed systems (e.g., cloud computing, grid computing, peer to peer)
F. Understand countermeasure principles (e.g., defense in depth)

In previous chapters of this book, ...

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