Software Development Security
In This Chapter
Dealing with different types of computer environments
Getting a handle on databases and data warehousing
Using knowledge-based systems
Understanding the life cycle of systems development
Using application security controls to combat malicious code
Knowing your cyber-enemy
The Software Security domain introduces many important concepts that overlap with other CBK domains.
You must fully understand the principles of software, software development, software vulnerabilities, and databases. Software and data are the foundation of information processing; software can’t exist apart from software development. An understanding of the software development process is essential for the creation and maintenance of software that’s appropriate, reliable, and secure. After all, if you don’t understand how information systems work, how can you ...