CISSP Practice question #71

When using username and password online, what else can we use for multifactor authentication?
A: PINs.
B: Passphrases.
C: Challenge response.
D: Cookies.

CBK 5: Identity and Access Management
Source: ThorTeaches.com practice tests

Answer


D: The cookie is a possession factor, we still have multifactor authentication with the username, password and cookie. Username and password are knowledge factors just like PINs, passphrases and challenge response.

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CISSP Practice question #70

What is the best way of storing passwords?
A: Plain text.
B: Encrypted asymmetric.
C: Hashed with salt.
D: Encrypted symmetric.

CBK 5: Identity and Access Management
Source: ThorTeaches.com practice tests

Answer


C: Hashing with salting is the best way of password storage, confirmation can be near instant and the password can’t be reverse engineered.

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CISSP Practice question #69

On which TCP/IP layer do we find IP Addresses?
A: Link and physical.
B: Internetworks.
C: Transport.
D: Application.

CBK 4: Communication and Network Security
Source: ThorTeaches.com practice tests

Answer


B: Internet/Internetwork layer is responsible of sending packets across potentially multiple networks. Requires sending data from the source network to the destination network (routing). The Internet Protocol performs two basic functions: Host addressing and identification: This is done with a hierarchical IP addresses. Packet routing: Sending the packets of data (datagrams) from the source to the destination by forwarding them to the next network router closer to the final destination.

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CISSP Practice question #68

What in our environment should be patched regularly?
A: Our servers.
B: Our SANs.
C: Our network equipment.
D: All of these.

CBK 7: Security Operations
Source: ThorTeaches.com practice tests

Answer


D: We should patch all our hardware on a regular schedule, if we do not we can have many vulnerabilities on our network. We want defense in depth.

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CISSP Practice question #67

When we want users to test our software but want key features disabled we release:
A: Cripple ware.
B: Shareware.
C: Freeware.
D: Bloatware.

CBK 8: Software Development Security
Source: ThorTeaches.com practice tests

Answer


A: Cripple ware: Partially functioning proprietary software, often with key features disabled. The user is required to make a payment to unlock the full functionality.

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CISSP Practice question #66

Where would we not implement defense in depth?
A: Our data centers.
B: No where.
C: Our call center.
D: Our VPNs

CBK 1: Security and Risk Management
Source: ThorTeaches.com practice tests

Answer


B: We would implement defense in depth everywhere. We would not implement it “no where”, the double negative would cancel each other out. Remember this is also an exam in the English language assuming you take it in English, it does intend to trick you at times.

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CISSP Practice question #64

Which of these is an identifier protected under the HIPAA rules?
A: Name.
B: Zip code.
C: License plate.
D: All of these.

CBK 2: Asset Security
Source: ThorTeaches.com practice tests

Answer


D: Under the US Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), PHI that is linked based on the following list of 18 identifiers must be treated with special care: 1 Names. 2 All geographical identifiers smaller than a state. 3 Dates (other than year). 4 Phone numbers. 5 Fax numbers. 6 Email addresses. 7 Social Security numbers. 8 Medical record numbers. 9 Health insurance beneficiary numbers. 10 Account numbers. 11 Certificate/license numbers. 12 Vehicle identifiers and serial numbers, including license plate numbers. 13 Device identifiers and serial numbers. 14 Web Uniform Resource Locators (URLs). 15 Internet Protocol (IP) address numbers. 16 Biometric identifiers, including finger, retinal and voice prints. 17 Full face photographic images and any comparable images. 18 Any other unique identifying number, characteristic, or code except the unique code assigned by the investigator to code the data.

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