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Question 1. 1. (TCO 1) Information security is a process that protects all of the following except
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Question 1. 1. (TCO 1) Information security is a process that protects all of the following except _____. (Points : 5)

      personal privacy
      payroll integrity
      service availability
      hardware integrity


Question 2. 2. (TCO 2) The _____ of the 17 NIST control _____ can be placed into the 10 IISSCC _____ comprising the common body of knowledge for information security. (Points : 5)

      technologies, domains, families
      controls, families, domains
      domains, families, technologies
      principles, domains, families
      controls, domains, principles


Question 3. 3. (TCO 2) What are the classes of security controls? (Points : 5)

      Detection, prevention, and response
      Management, technical, and operational
      Administrative, technical, and physical
      Administrative, technical, and procedural


Question 4. 4. (TCO 3) Security policies, regardless of level, should ensure that _____ of assets is distinguished, _____ of people is maintained, and that _____ is managed because that is the enemy of security. (Points : 5)

      sensitivity, separation of duties, technology
      labels, responsibility, complexity
      labels, accountability, technology
      organization, accountability, complexity
      sensitivity, separation of duties, complexity


Question 5. 5. (TCO 4) Privacy legislation is written to protect _____. (Points : 5)

      All of the above


Question 6. 6. (TCO 5) Ideas can be evaluated using _____, which are _____ that are not meant to be _____. (Points : 5)

      models, controls, solutions
      controls, abstractions, solutions
      models, abstractions, solutions
      solutions, controls, abstractions
      models, controls, abstractions


Question 7. 7. (TCO 6) Many believe that the most important physical security control is _____. (Points : 5)

      closed-circuit television
      a good security plan
      an educated workforce
      certified security staff


Question 8. 8. (TCO 7) The security principle that says that each user should have access to exactly the information resources needed to do his/her job--no more and no less--is called _____. (Points : 5)

      separation of duties
      need to know
      least privilege
      minimal access
      least common mechanism


Question 9. 9. (TCO 8) Security recovery strategies should always seek to restore _____. (Points : 5)

      system files
      application data
      user access
      networks supporting the IT infrastructure
      the known good state


Question 10. 10. (TCO 9) Access controls manage the use of _____ by _____ in an information system. (Points : 5)

      files, people
      information resources, programs
      objects, subjects
      computer time, people
      computer cycles, applications


Question 11. 11. (TCO 10) As a generalization, symmetric cryptography is used to encrypt _____, and asymmetric cryptography is used to encrypt _____. (Points : 5)

      messages, identities
      data, identities
      data, signatures
      data, messages
      messages, signatures


Question 12. 12. (TCO 10) In a given city, there are a group of people who wish to communicate through the use of asymmetric cryptography. They do not wish to work with any type of certificate authority. Given this information, how would this be accomplished? (Points : 5)

      Internal certificate authority
      Private extranet
      Public VPN provider
      IPSec tunnels
      Utilize PGP


Question 13. 13. (TCO 11) A firewall that disconnects an internal network from an external network is called a(n) _____. (Points : 5)

      packet-filtering router
      circuit-level gateway
      application-level gateway
      stateful inspection firewall
      bridge firewall


Question 14. 14. (TCO 12) In addition to normal functional and assurance bugs, intrusion detection is subject to two kinds of errors called _____ and _____. (Points : 5)

      type a, type b
      false positive, false negative
      hardware, software
      functional, assurance
      performance, availability


Question 15. 15. (TCO 13) Identify the SDLC phase in which business stakeholders and project team members should refer to company information security policies? (Points : 5)

      System requirements
      System design
      Detailed design
      Project inception


Question 1. 1. (TCO 1) Explain what is wrong with this policy clause, and show how you could fix it. People shall obey corporate policies. (Points : 15)




Question 2. 2. (TCO 2) The three effects of security controls are prevention, detection, and recovery. Briefly explain how these effects are related to the known good state. (Points : 15)




Question 3. 3. (TCO 3) Briefly explain the "principle" that states that security = risk management. (Points : 15)


Question 4. 4. (TCO 4)  Briefly explain what needs to be accomplished before your company monitors the activities of authorized users of your company systems, and then explain what should be accomplished to legally monitor the activities of a hacker (unauthorized user) of your system. (Points : 15)



Question 5. 5. (TCO 5) Explain why the Bell-LaPadula model and the Biba model are called dual models. (Points : 15)



Question 6. 6. (TCO 6) Briefly explain why good physical security is critical to good information security. (Points : 15)



Question 7. 7. (TCO 7) Explain what media disposition means. (Points : 15)





Question 8. 8. (TCO 8) Explain the term cold site. (Points : 15)




1. (TCO 9) Explain the advantage of role-based access controls. (Points : 15)




Question 2. 2. (TCO 10) Name the two uses of a private key in asymmetric cryptography. (Points : 15)



Question 3. 3. (TCO 11) Explain how a demilitarized zone might be used to protect critical resources that are not to be shared outside of an organization. (Points : 15)




Question 4. 4. (TCO 11) What is often another term for a bastion host? (Points : 15)





Question 5. 5. (TCO 12) Explain why intrusion detection is necessary in terms of the known good state. (Points : 15)





Question 6. 6. (TCO 12) Summarize the benefits of application-level gateways. (Points : 15)





Question 7. 7. (TCO 13) Explain what a virus is, pointing out how it is different from a worm. (Points : 15)





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