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CompTIA Security+ Study Guide: SY0-401, 6th Edition by Chuck Easttom, Emmett Dulaney

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Chapter 7

Host, Data, and Application Security

THE FOLLOWING COMPTIA SECURITY+ EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

images 2.8 Summarize risk management best practices.

  • Fault tolerance: Hardware; RAID; Clustering; Load balancing; Servers

images 4.1 Explain the importance of application security controls and techniques.

  • Fuzzing
  • Secure coding concepts: Error and exception handling; Input validation
  • Application configuration baseline (proper settings)
  • Application hardening
  • Application patch management
  • NoSQL databases vs. SQL databases
  • Server-side vs. ...

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