CISSP Prep Quiz: Short 1

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 800

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CISSP Prep Quiz: Short 1

This short, 10 question, quiz contains one question from each module of the CISSP practice exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In dedicated security mode, the system must have all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      One classification of data running for a set time

    • B. 

      Access approval clearance for all users or nondisclosure agreements

    • C. 

      Need-to-know for all information within the system

    • D. 

      Direct access only to the system

  • 2. 
    Requiring approval before granting system access would be:
    • A. 

      A physical control

    • B. 

      A logical control

    • C. 

      A compensating control

    • D. 

      An administrative control

  • 3. 
    Shadow recovery of a database is accomplished through:
    • A. 

      Applying journalized transactions to an earlier copy of a database

    • B. 

      Having a mirror copy of the database in case of interruption

    • C. 

      Doing hourly backups of the database to prevent failure

    • D. 

      Having all transactions recorded in a transaction file and updated in batch mode at a later time

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Non-repudiation

    • B. 

      Authentication

    • C. 

      Data integrity

    • D. 

      Authorization

  • 5. 
    Physical security often follows which of the following models?
    • A. 

      High-security defense model

    • B. 

      Deterrent-based security model

    • C. 

      Layered defense model

    • D. 

      Trusted systems security model

  • 6. 
    The Media Access Control (MAC) layer operates as a subset of the:
    • A. 

      Physical layer

    • B. 

      Data-link layer

    • C. 

      Internet layer

    • D. 

      Transport layer

  • 7. 
    Preparing a full-scale BCP can:
    • A. 

      Be quickly achieved

    • B. 

      Take a long time

    • C. 

      Ensure a separation of responsibilities

    • D. 

      Not involve vendors

  • 8. 
    An organization suspects that it has suffered loss due to an employee’s malfeasance. What should be the first step in pursuing this scenario?
    • A. 

      Call law enforcement.

    • B. 

      Terminate the employee.

    • C. 

      Set up awareness training.

    • D. 

      Review organizational policy.