CompTIA Security+ Question G-87

Peter, a security analyst, has been informed that the development team has plans to develop an application which does not meet the company’s password policy. Which of the following should Peter do NEXT?

A. Contact the Chief Information Officer and ask them to change the company password policy so that the application is made compliant.
B. Tell the application development manager to code the application to adhere to the company’s password policy.
C. Ask the application development manager to submit a risk acceptance memo so that the issue can be documented.
D. Inform the Chief Information Officer of non-adherence to the security policy so that the developers can be reprimanded.

Answer: B

Since the application is violating the security policy it should be coded differently to comply with the password policy.