CISSP Practice question #84

When authenticating against our access control systems you present your ID, what type of authentication are you using?
A: A possession factor.
B: A knowledge factor.
C: A biometric factor.
D: A location factor.

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

Answer


A: Something you have – Type 2 Authentication: ID, passport, smart card, token, cookie on PC, these are called Possession factors. The subject uses these to authenticate their identity, if they have the item, they must be who they say they are.

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