CISSP Practice question #264

We are discussing our risk responses and we are considering not issuing our employees laptops. What type of risk response would that be?
A: Risk transference.
B: Risk rejection.
C: Risk avoidance.
D: Risk mitigation.

CBK 1: Security and Risk Management
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Answer


C: Risk Avoidance – We don’t issue employees laptops (if possible) or we build the Data Center in an area that doesn’t flood. (Most often done before launching new projects – this could be the Data Center build).

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CISSP Practice question #263

Our Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) has blocked permitted traffic, what is this an example of?
A: True positive.
B: True negative.
C: False positive.
D: False negative.

CBK 7: Security Operations
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Answer


C: False Positive: Normal traffic and the system detects it and acts.

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CISSP Practice question #262

For our servers we are using Random Access Memory (RAM), what is one of the key features of RAM?
A: Volatile.
B: Non-volatile.
C: Flash memory.
D: Predictive.

CBK 2: Asset Security
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Answer


A: RAM (Random Access Memory) is volatile memory. It loses the memory content after a power loss (or within a few minutes). This can be memory sticks or embedded memory.

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CISSP Practice question #261

What can we do we do when a type 1 authentication is compromised?
A: Issue a new password.
B: Issue a new ID card.
C: Stop use of that type of biometric for that employee or use another finger if fingerprint.
D: Revoke the token.

CBK 5: Identity and Access Management
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Answer


A: Type 1 Authentication is something you know, this could be passwords, pass phrase, PIN etc. We would issue a new different password.

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CISSP Practice question #260

Which type of Random Access Memory (RAM) could be embedded in the Central Processing Unit (CPU)?
A: SRAM.
B: DRAM.
C: SDRAM.
D: DDR SDRAM.

CBK 2: Asset Security
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Answer


A: SRAM (Static RAM): Fast and Expensive. Uses latches to store bits (Flip-Flops). Does not need refreshing to keep data, keeps data until power is lost. This can be embedded on the CPU.

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CISSP Practice question #259

When physically storing sensitive data in a secure way. Which of these has slots where staff can easily slip sensitive paperwork into?
A: Wall safe.
B: Depository.
C: Vault.
D: Data center.

CBK 2: Asset Security
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Answer


B: A depository is a safe with slots or an opening where staff can add sensitive physical data. Think depositing money at the bank outside of their operating hours in the envelopes at the ATMs.

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CISSP Practice question #258

We have implemented static Network address translation (NAT). How many public IP addresses do we need if we are using 5 private IP addresses and they all need internet access at the same time?
A: 1
B: 5
C: 6
D: 10

CBK 4: Communication and Network Security
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Answer


B: Static NAT Translates 1-1, we need 1 Public IP per Private IP we use, not practical and not sustainable.

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CISSP Practice question #257

In building a new system we need to ensure we protect the Protected Health Information (PHI) in accordance with the HIPAA standard. Which of these is protected under the HIPAA standard?
A: URLs.
B: IP addresses.
C: Full dates.
D: All of these.

CBK 2: Asset Security
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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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CISSP Practice question #256

Using highly targeted emails to senior management an attacker has sent an email threatening with a lawsuit if attached documents are not filled out and returned by a certain date. What is this an example of?
A: Vishing.
B: Social engineering.
C: Whale phishing.
D: MITM.

CBK 1: Security and Risk Management
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Answer


C: This is whale phishing, which is a social engineering attack. Whale Phishing (Whaling): Spear phishing targeted at senior leadership of an organization. This could be: “Your company is being sued if you don’t fill out the attached documents (With Trojan in them) and return them to us within 2 weeks”.

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