This security domain focuses on security of web applications. Many Linux tools will be used to scan and secure these applications.
Most software nowadays is in the form of a web-based application. It truly leverages the web browser to its fullest. To manage websites, you will find yourself using Content Management System (CMS) via the web browser. Or what if you need to maintain your customer contacts. The Rolodex became standalone software, which in its turn was replaced by online services.
Due to the importance of web applications, we can achieve a lot of our security defenses also in this area. This knowledge domain covers the materials to protect software by using the right standards, protocols, and apply security measures.
This knowledge domain was recently updated at July 14, 2018
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