CISSP Question of the Day – 6-3-2016

Getting You Prepped for the CISSP Exam ...One Question at a Time!

Today’s CISSP question topic: Software Development

In software development, what is one of the primary differences between white-box and black-box testing? (Choose One Answer)

  1. White-box testing provides testers with access to source code.
  2. Black-box testers fully deconstruct the app to identify vulnerabilities.
  3. White-box testers are limited testing to pre-defined use cases.
  4. Black-box testers are typically more proficient and thorough.
  5. White-box testing is done by the developers.
  6. Black-box testing includes the line of business in the evaluation process.

Check Your Answer

White-box testing provides testers with access to source code.

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Colin Weaver is co-owner and lead instructor at ITdojo, Inc., a network security and information assurance training center and consulting firm located in Virginia Beach, VA. His passion for technology, networks, and security has led him to become enthralled with the idea of IPv6 and its implementation. In this blog he will share with you glimpses of what he has learned and a hint at what you’ll learn in his classes.