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CompTIA CySA+ Study Guide: Exam CS0-002

By : Mike Chapple, David Seidl
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CompTIA CySA+ Study Guide: Exam CS0-002

By: Mike Chapple, David Seidl

Overview of this book

The Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification applies behavioral analytics to improve the overall state of IT security. CompTIA CySA+ meets the ISO 17024 standard and is approved by the U.S. Department of Defense to fulfill Directive 8570.01-M requirements. It is compliant with government regulations under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). More than just test prep, this book helps you to learn skills to demonstrate your command of all domains and topics covered by the CySA+ exam. The CompTIA CySA+ Study Guide provides complete coverage of all exam objectives for the new CySA+ certification. The CySA+ certification validates a candidate's skills to configure and use threat detection tools, perform data analysis, and identify vulnerabilities with a goal of securing and protecting systems of organizations. You'll study concepts with real-world examples drawn from experts, and hands-on labs. You'll gain insight on how to create your own cybersecurity toolkit. The end-of-chapter review questions will help you reinforce your knowledge. By the end of the book, you’ll have the skills and confidence you need to think and respond like a seasoned professional.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Free Chapter
About the Authors
Assessment Test
Answer to the Assessment Test

Chapter 12: Software Development Security

Solution to Activity 12.3: Security Tools

Subversion A source control management tool
Agile An SDLC model that relies on sprints to accomplish tasks based on user stories
Dynamic code analysis A code analysis that is done using a running application
Fuzzing A code analysis done using a running application that relies on sending unexpected data to see if the application fails
Fagan inspection A formal code review process that relies on specified entry and exit criteria for each phase
Over the shoulder A code review process that requires one developer to explain their code to another developer
Waterfall The first SDLC model, replaced in many organizations but still used for very complex systems
Backlog An Agile term that describes the list of feature needed to complete a project