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CompTIA Security+ Review Guide: Exam SY0-401, 3rd Edition by James M. Stewart

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Chapter 4Application, Data, and Host Security

CompTIA Security+ exam objectives covered in this chapter include the following:

  1. correct 4.1 Explain the importance of application security controls and techniques.
    • Fuzzing
    • Secure coding concepts
    • Error and exception handling
    • Input validation
    • Cross-site scripting prevention
    • Cross-site Request Forgery (XSRF) prevention
    • Application configuration baseline (proper settings)
    • Application hardening
    • Application patch management
    • NoSQL databases vs. SQL databases
    • Server-side vs. Client-side validation
  2. correct 4.2 Summarize ...

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