CompTIA Security+ Question H-71

An IT security technician is actively involved in identifying coding issues for her company.
Which of the following is an application security technique that can be used to identify unknown weaknesses within the code?

A. Vulnerability scanning
B. Denial of service
C. Fuzzing
D. Port scanning

Answer: C

Fuzzing is a software testing technique that involves providing invalid, unexpected, or random data to as inputs to a computer program. The program is then monitored for exceptions such as crashes, or failed validation, or memory leaks.