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Domain 8: Security in software development lifecycle quiz

Understanding the ins and outs of the software development lifecycle is pivotal to passing Domain 8 of the CISSP exam. Are you ready? Find out with this practice quiz.

The adage "work smarter, not harder" can be applied to many aspects of IT work, and it's especially true when it comes to applying security in software development lifecycle work. Designing, implementing and testing security controls in the development environment pays great dividends once an application moves into production.  But to achieve this you'll need to understand the role of security in software development, lifecycle phases, change management and more.

Domain 8 of the CISSP exam, Software Development Security, covers these topics and more in depth, and will test your proficiency of security in software development lifecycle work. Take the following practice quiz to check how well you know the key concepts, vocabulary and principles that make up Domain 8.

The following quiz is excerpted from the CISSP (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional Official Study Guide, 7th Edition, ©2015 John Wiley & Sons, All Rights Reserved. CISSP® is a registered mark of (ISC)².

This was last published in February 2018

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