Cloud Security

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  • 1. 
    Cloud Security refers to
    • A. 

      A Broad set of policies

    • B. 

      Technologies

    • C. 

      Deployment Controls

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Cloud Security protects
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Applications

    • C. 

      Infrastructure

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Dimension of Cloud Computing
    • A. 

      Security and Privacy

    • B. 

      Compliance

    • C. 

      Legal or Contractual Issues

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Cloud providers have ________ and _________plans in place to ensure that service can be maintained in case of a disaster or an emergency and that any data lost will be recovered. a.       Business continuity and risk management     b.      Business continuity and data recovery               c.       Business continuity and project management
  • 5. 
     Cloud providers ensure that ________via the cloud are secure by implementing testing and acceptance procedures for outsourced or packaged application code. a.     Applications available as a service            b.     Infrastructure as a service       c.     Platform as a service
  • 6. 
    Cloud providers must enable their customers to comply appropriately with these regulations
    • A. 

      Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI)

    • B. 

      Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

    • C. 

      Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOA)

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    The major security concerns of Cloud Computing are
    • A. 

      IT Leaders struggle to trust relatively new and unfamiliar cloud providers as part of their extended enterprises.

    • B. 

      IT professionals question whether cloud providers have the levels of infrastructure security to be able to ward off cyber-attacks.

    • C. 

      Providers have the mechanisms in place to be able to manage, measure and report on industry regulations? And can they be accountable if they fail to comply?

    • D. 

      IT managers are right to look for service level guarantees. But in the case of the cloud, response times cannot be guaranteed since data travels through the Internet.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 8. 
     Do not put confidential information, including personally identifiable information (PII) into the Cloud.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 9. 
      Arrange the following in order to be a Cloud Service Provider   a.        Identify the threat profile and then decide on a cloud service model  1 b.      Select suitable applications and develop a risk score        2 c.       Build a customized cloud service provider security assessment.    5 d.      Model attack paths to enhance situational awareness          4 e.       Understand the survivability and resiliency of applications    3
    • A. 

      C, d, e, b, a

    • B. 

      B, e, d, c, a

    • C. 

      A, b, e, d, c

    • D. 

      A, b, c, d, e

    • E. 

      D, c, a, b, e

  • 10. 
      _______are responsible for keeping their applications up to date – and must therefore ensure they have a patch strategy (to ensure that their applications are screened from malware and hackers scanning for vulnerabilities that allow unauthorized access to their data within the cloud to be gained).   a.       Customers       b.      Providers
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