Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP): Cloud Application Security Competency (Intermediate Level)

  • 15m
  • 15 questions
The Cloud Application Security Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your knowledge of software and application security. You will be evaluated on your skills in securing Software as a Service (SaaS) applications, securing software development and testing, implementing application security controls, and securing application deployment and maintenance. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates competency in many areas of the software and application security discipline and has had some working exposure to CCSP cloud application security principles and practices.

Topics covered

  • compare functional and non-functional testing
  • compare SDLC business requirements and various software development approaches
  • compare secure coding methods
  • describe software configuration management and versioning
  • differentiate between different software threat modeling methodologies
  • identify the basics of cloud development
  • identify the goal of third-party software management
  • list security testing methodologies
  • list the strategies of OWASP API security
  • outline cloud application architecture elements
  • outline open-source software validation and vulnerabilities
  • outline supply chain management
  • outline the goal of software configuration management (SCM)
  • recognize common cloud development pitfalls and common cloud vulnerabilities
  • state the objective of abuse case testing