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CCSP Cert Prep: 4 Cloud Application Security

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Learn the core concepts of cloud application security as you prepare for the fourth domain of the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) exam.


  • Securing cloud applications
  • What you need To know
  • Study resources
1. Secure Software Development Lifecycle
  • Development methodologies
  • Secure software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Maturity models
  • Operation, maintenance, and change management
  • DevOps
  • SOA and microservices
2. Application Security Vulnerabilities
  • Common cloud vulnerabilities
  • Application security
  • Preventing SQL injection
  • Understanding cross-site scripting
  • Request forgery
  • Directory traversal
  • Overflow attacks
  • Cookies and attachments
  • Session hijacking
  • Code execution attacks
  • Privilege escalation
3. Secure Coding Practices
  • Secure coding guidance
  • Input validation
  • Parameterized queries
  • Authentication and session management issues
  • Output encoding
  • Error and exception handling
  • Code signing
  • Database security
4. Software Threat Assessment
  • Identifying threats
  • Risk analysis and mitigation
  • Threat modeling
5. Software Quality Assurance
  • Code review
  • Software testing
  • Code security tests
  • Abuse case testing
  • Fuzz testing
  • Code repositories
  • Application management
6. Verified Secure Software
  • Third party code
  • Acquired software
  • Developer training and awareness
7. Cloud Application Architecture
  • Building secure cloud solutions
  • Web application firewalls
  • Database security controls
  • Continuing your CCSP certification journey

Taught by

Mike Chapple


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