Which of the following devices is BEST suited for
servers that need to store private keys?
A. Hardware security module
B. Hardened network
C. Solid state disk drive
D. Hardened host firewall
All of the following are valid cryptographic hash
In regards to secure coding practices, why is
input validation important?
A. It mitigates buffer overflow attacks.
B. It makes
the code more readable.
C. It provides an application configuration
D. It meets gray box testing standards.
Which of the following would be used when a
higher level of security is desired for encryption key storage?
A security administrator needs to determine which
system a particular user is trying to login to at various times of the day.
Which of the following log types would the administrator check?
Which of the following MUST be updated
immediately when an employee is terminated to prevent unauthorized access?
Employee badges are encoded with a private
encryption key and specific personal information. The encoding is then used to
provide access to the network. Which of the following describes this access
C. Discretionary access
D. Mandatory access control
Which of the following devices would MOST likely
have a DMZ interface?
C. Load balancer
Which of the following application security
testing techniques is implemented when an automated system generates random
Which of the following can be used by a security
administrator to successfully recover a user’s forgotten password on a password
A. Cognitive password
B. Password sniffing
C. Brute force
D. Social engineering
A security administrator wants to check user
password complexity. Which of the following is the BEST tool to use?
A. Password history
B. Password logging
C. Password cracker
D. Password hashing
Certificates are used for: (Select TWO).
A. Client authentication.
B. WEP encryption.
C. Access control lists.
D. Code signing.
E. Password hashing.
Which of the following is a hardware based
Which of the following BEST describes a
protective countermeasure for SQL injection?
A. Eliminating cross-site scripting vulnerabilities
B. Installing an IDS to monitor network traffic
C. Validating user input in
D. Placing a firewall between the Internet and database
Which of the following MOST interferes with
network-based detection techniques?
D. Anonymous email accounts
A certificate authority takes which of the
following actions in PKI?
A. Signs and verifies all infrastructure messages
B. Issues and signs all private keys
C. Publishes key escrow lists to
D. Issues and signs all root certificates
Use of a smart card to authenticate remote
servers remains MOST susceptible to which of the following attacks?
A. Malicious code on the local system
C. Brute force certificate cracking
Separation of duties is often implemented
between developers and administrators in order to separate which of the
A. More experienced employees from less experienced
B. Changes to program code and the ability to deploy to
C. Upper level management users from standard development
D. The network access layer from the application access
A security administrator needs to update the OS
on all the switches in the company. Which of the following MUST be done before
any actual switch configuration is performed?
A. The request needs to be sent to the incident management
B. The request needs to be approved through the incident management
C. The request needs to be approved through the change management
D. The request needs to be sent to the change management
Jane, an individual, has recently been calling
various financial offices pretending to be another person to gain financial
information. Which of the following attacks is being described?
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