Prog-350 Review Questions Chapters 9-11

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PROG-350 Review Questions Chapters 9-11

  
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1.  Which of the following is the strongest symmetric cryptographic algorithm?
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2.  Hashing would not be used in which of the following examples?
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3.  Separation of duties requires that _____.
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4.  Proving that a user sent an e-mail message is known as ______.
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5.  Using one authentication credential to access multiple accounts or applications is known as _______.
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6.  Which of the following attacks on passwords requires the attacker to have physical access to the computer to insert a USB flash drive?
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7.  Which of the following asymmetric cryptographic algorithms is the most secure?
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8.  A token system that requires the user to enter the code along with a PIN is called a _______.
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9.  _____ is a hash that uses two different and independent parallel chains of computation, the result of which are then combined at the end of the process.
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10.  The areas of a file in which steganography can hide data include all of the following except ______.
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11.  An operating system that is designed to be secure by controlling critical parts of it to limit access from attackers and administrators is a _______.
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12.  A user entering her user name would correspond to the _____ action in access control.
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13.  The version of the X.500 standard that runs on a personal computer over TCP/IP is_____.
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14.  The Trusted Platform Module (TPM) _____.
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15.  The individual who periodically reviews security settings and maintains records of access by users is called the _____.
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16.  A digital signature can provide each of the following benefits except ______.
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17.  _____ encrypts a hash with a shared secret key.
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18.  In the _____ model, the end user cannot change any security settings.
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19.  A(n) _____ is a set of permissions that is attached to an object.
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20.  With the development of IEEE 802.1x port security, the authentication server _____ has seen even greater usage.
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21.  Keystroke dynamics is an example of _____ biometrics.
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22.  Each of the following make up the AAA elements in network security except _______.
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23.  A process functioning on behalf of the user that attempts to access a file is known as a(n) _______.
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24.  The least restrictive access control model is _____.
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25.  A user account that has not been accessed for a lengthy period of time is called a(n) _____ account.
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26.  What is a hybrid attack?
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27.  If Bob wants to send a secure message to Alice using an asymmetric cryptographic algorithm, the key he uses to encrypt the message is _______.
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28.  Which of the following is NOT a flaw in standard operating systems?
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29.  A(n) _____ is the person responsible for the information and determines the level of security needed for the data and delegates security duties as required.
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30.  A(n) _____ constructs LDAP statements based on user inputs in order to retrieve information from the database or modify its contents.
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31.  _____ uses lattice-based cryptography and may be more resistant to quantum computing attacks.
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32.  _____ is a decentralized open source FIM that does not require specific software to be installed on the desktop.
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33.  The principle known as _____ in access control means that each user should only be given the minimal amount of privileges necessary for that person to perform their job function.
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34.  Symmetric cryptographic algorithms are also called ______.
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35.  What is data called that is to be encrypted by inputting into an encryption algorithm?
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36.  Each of the following is a characteristic of a secure hash algorithm except _______.
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37.  A disadvantage of biometric readers is _______.
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38.  Which of the following is a protection provided by hashing?
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39.  Which technique would prevent an attacker from China from logging into a user’s account at 4:00AM?
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40.  A(n) _____ is not decrypted but is only used for comparison purposes.
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41.  _____ is an authentication protocol available as a free download that runs on Microsoft Windows 7/Vista, Windows Server 2008, Apple Mac OS X, and Linux.
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42.  _____ in access control means that if a condition is not explicitly met then access is to be rejected.
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43.  Which of the following is not a reason why users create weak passwords?
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44.  Which single sign-on (SSO) technology depends upon tokens?
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45.  Which of the following has an onboard key generator and key storage facility, accelerated symmetric and asymmetric encryption, and can back up sensitive material in encrypted form?
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46.  _____ is a Microsoft Windows feature that provides centralized management and configuration of computers and remote users who are using Active Directory.
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47.  Why should the account lockout threshold not be set too low?
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48.  In the Mandatory Access Control (MAC) model, every subject and object _____.
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49.  The Microsoft Windows LAN Manager hash ______.
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50.  Which of the following asymmetric encryption algorithms uses prime numbers?
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51.  Each of the following is a type of authentication credential except _______.
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52.  Rule Based Access Control _____.
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53.  A RADIUS authentication server requires that the _____ be authenticated first.authentication server.
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54.  Each of the following is a step in creating a strong password except _______.
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55.  Which of the following human characteristics cannot be used for biometric identification?
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56.  Creating a pattern of when and from where a user accesses a remote Web account is an example of ________.
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57.  A token code is valid _______.
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58.  A _____ is a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) smart card that is used for identification for active-duty and reserve military personnel.
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59.  _____ biometrics is related to the perception, thought processes, and understanding of the user.
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60.  Which of the following is not a basic security protection over information that cryptography can provide?
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