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CISSP For Dummies, 4th Edition by Peter Gregory, Lawrence Miller

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Chapter 7

Software Development Security

In This Chapter

arrow Dealing with different types of computer environments

arrow Getting a handle on databases and data warehousing

arrow Using knowledge-based systems

arrow Understanding the life cycle of systems development

arrow Using application security controls to combat malicious code

arrow 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 ...

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