Upgrade to remove ads
Exam 2 Practice Test
Terms in this set (100)
GGG security is commonly used to describe which aspect of security?
Resource intensive, to the point of being inefficient
Which of the following is a disadvantage of the one-on-one training method?
Which of the following variables is the most influential in determining how to structure an information security program?
An organization carries out a risk ____________________ function to evaluate risks present in IT initiatives and/or systems.
reduce the occurence of accidental security breaches
What is the SETA program designed to do?
Interaction with trainer is possible
Which of the following is an advantage of the formal class method of training?
____________________ is a phenomenon in which the project manager spends more time documenting project tasks, collecting performance measurements, recording project task information, and updating project completion forecasts than in accomplishing meaningful project work.
A SETA program consists of three elements: security education, security training, and which of the following?.
Project ____________________ is a description of a project's features, capabilities, functions, and quality level, used as the basis of a project plan.
Which of the following functions includes identifying the sources of risk and may include offering advice on controls that can reduce risk?
The ____________________ program is designed to reduce the occurrence of accidental security breaches by members of the organization.
The three methods for selecting or developing advanced technical training are by job category, by job function, and by ____________________.
Each organization has to determine its own project management methodology for IT and information security projects.
Advanced technical training can be selected or developed based on which of the following?
Usually conducted in an informal social setting
Which of the following is an advantage of the user support group form of training?
Which of the following is the most cost-effective method for disseminating security information and news to employees?
Planners need to estimate the effort required to complete each task, subtask, or action step.
A security technician
Which of the following would be responsible for configuring firewalls and IDPSs, implementing security software, and diagnosing and troubleshooting problems?
A task or subtask becomes a(n) action step when it can be completed by one individual or skill set and when it includes a single deliverable.
it should be tested with multiple browsers
Which of the following is true about a company's InfoSec awareness Web site?
they have larger information security needs than a small organization
Which of the following is true about the security staffing, budget, and needs of a medium-sized organization?
Threats from insiders are more likely in a small organization than in a large one.
Which function needed to implement the information security program includes researching, creating, maintaining, and promoting information security plans?
The information security ____________________ is usually brought in when the organization makes the decision to outsource one or more aspects of its security program.
by adding barriers
The purpose of SETA is to enhance security in all but which of the following ways?
Assessing risks includes determining the ____________________ that vulnerable systems will be attacked by specific threats.
Once an information asset is identified, categorized, and classified, what must also be assigned to it?
Calculating the severity of risks to which assets are exposed in their current setting
Two of the activities involved in risk management include identifying risks and assessing risks. Which of the following activities is part of the risk assessment process?
What is defined as specific avenues that threat agents can exploit to attack an information asset?
Which of the following is a network device attribute that may be used in conjunction with DHCP, making asset-identification using this attribute difficult?
Listing assets in order of importance
What is the final step in the risk identification process?
A formal access control methodology used to assign a level of confidentiality to an information asset and thus restrict the number of people who can access it is known as a data categorization scheme.
Legal management must develop corporate-wide standards
Each manager in the organization should focus on reducing risk. This is often done within the context of one of the three communities of interest, which includes all but which of the following?
Risk ____________ is the process of discovering and assessing the risks to an organization's operations and determining how those risks can be mitigated.
Manufacturer's model or part number
Which of the following distinctly identifies an asset and can be vital in later analysis of threats directed to specific models of certain devices or software components?
Assigning a value to each information asset
Two of the activities involved in risk management include identifying risks and assessing risks. Which of the following activities is part of the risk identification process?
As each information asset is identified, categorized, and classified, a ________ value must also be assigned to it.
As part of the risk identification process, listing the assets in order of importance can be achieved by using a weighted ____________________ worksheet.
Which of the following is an attribute of a network device is physically tied to the network interface?
An asset valuation approach that uses categorical or nonnumeric values rather than absolute numerical measures is known as numberless assessment.
Which of the following attributes does NOT apply to software information assets?
Risk assessment estimate factors
The likelihood of the occurrence of a vulnerability multiplied by the value of the information asset minus the percentage of risk mitigated by current controls plus the uncertainty of current knowledge of the vulnerability are each examples of _____.
Classification categories must be mutually exclusive and which of the following?
The identification and assessment of levels of risk in an organization describes which of the following?
An approach to combining risk identification, risk assessment, and risk appetite into a single strategy. is known as risk protection.
An estimate made by the manager using good judgement and experience can account for which factor of risk assessment?
Cost of prevention
Determining the cost of recovery from an attack is one calculation that must be made to identify risk, what is another?
What should the prioritized list of assets and their vulnerabilities and the prioritized list of threats facing the organization be combined to create?
Which of the following is an example of a technological obsolescence threat?
The information technology management community of interest often takes on the leadership role in addressing risk.
incident response plan
Strategies to limit losses before and during a realized adverse event is covered by which of the following plans in the mitigation control approach?
The risk control strategy that indicates the organization is willing to accept the current level of risk. As a result, the organization makes a conscious decision to do nothing to protect an information asset from risk and to accept the outcome from any resulting exploitation is known as the termination risk control strategy.
To keep up with the competition organizations must design and create a ____________ environment in which business processes and procedures can function and evolve effectively.
When the attacker's potential gain is less than the costs of attack: Apply protections to decrease the attacker's cost or reduce the attacker's gain, by using technical or operational controls.
Which of the following is NOT a valid rule of thumb on risk control strategy selection?
monitoring and measurement
Once a control strategy has been selected and implemented, what should be done on an ongoing basis to determine their effectiveness and to estimate the remaining risk?
The goal of InfoSec is not to bring residual risk to zero; rather, it is to bring residual risk in line with an organization's risk ___________.
In which technique does a group rate or rank a set of information, compile the results and repeat until everyone is satisfied with the result?
single loss expectancy
By multiplying the asset value by the exposure factor, you can calculate which of the following?
documented control strategy
What should each information asset-threat pair have at a minimum that clearly identifies any residual risk that remains after the proposed strategy has been executed?
The ISO 27005 Standard for Information Security Risk Management includes five stages including all but which of the following?
The risk control strategy that attempts to shift risk to other assets, other processes, or other organizations is known as the defense risk control strategy.
Also known as an economic feasibility study, the formal assessment and presentation of the economic expenditures needed for a particular security control, contrasted with its projected value to the organization is known as cost-benefit analysis (CBA).
Which of the following affects the cost of a control?
Unlike other risk management frameworks, FAIR relies on the qualitative assessment of many risk components using scales with value ranges.
The ____________________ risk control strategy attempts to shift the risk to other assets, processes, or organizations.
What is the result of subtracting the post-control annualized loss expectancy and the ACS from the pre-control annualized loss expectancy?
The risk control strategy that attempts to eliminate or reduce any remaining uncontrolled risk through the application of additional controls and safeguards is the protect risk control strategy, also known as the avoidance strategy.
assess control impact
Which of the following is not a step in the FAIR risk management framework?
The risk control strategy that seeks to reduce the impact of a successful attack through the use of IR, DR and BC plans is ____________________ .
evaluating alternative strategies
The Microsoft Risk Management Approach includes four phases. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
qualitative assessment of many risk components
What does FAIR rely on to build the risk management framework that is unlike many other risk management frameworks?
Which of the following describes an organization's efforts to reduce damage caused by a realized incident or disaster?
The NIST risk management approach includes all but which of the following elements?
Application of training and education is a common method of which risk control strategy?
Which of the following determines acceptable practices based on consensus and relationships among the communities of interest.
Which security architecture model is part of a larger series of standards collectively referred to as the "Rainbow Series"?
The ____________________ principle is based on the requirement that people are not allowed to view data simply because it falls within their level of clearance.
Which access control principle specifies that no unnecessary access to data exists by regulating members so they can perform only the minimum data manipulation necessary?
Which access control principle limits a user's access to the specific information required to perform the currently assigned task?
Which of the following specifies the authorization classification of information asset an individual user is permitted to access, subject to the need-to-know principle?
Dumpster delving is an information attack that involves searching through a target organization's trash and recycling bins for sensitive information.
Which control category discourages an incipient incident?
The COSO framework is built on five interrelated components. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
The Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) is a collection of policies and practices for managing the development and operation of IT infrastructures.
A person's security clearance is a personnel security structure in which each user of an information asset is assigned an authorization level that identifies the level of classified information he or she is cleared to access.
access control list
Under lattice-based access controls, the column of attributes associated with a particular object (such as a printer) is referred to as which of the following?
____________________ channels are unauthorized or unintended methods of communications hidden inside a computer system, and include storage and timing channels.
A time-release safe is an example of which type of access control?
The principle of limiting users' access privileges to the specific information required to perform their assigned tasks is known as need-to-know.
No changes by authorized subjects without external validation
Which of the following is NOT a change control principle of the Clark-Wilson model?
for official use only
Which of the following is NOT one of the three levels in the U.S. military data classification scheme for National Security Information?
both A & B are correct
Which of the following is a generic blueprint offered by a service organization which must be flexible, scalable, robust, and detailed?
The data access principle that ensures no unnecessary access to data exists by regulating members so they can perform only the minimum data manipulation necessary is known as minimal privilege.
Which piece of the Trusted Computing Base's security system manages access controls?
Which type of access controls can be role-based or task-based?
To design a security program, an organization can use a(n) ____________________, which is a generic outline of the more thorough and organization-specific blueprint offered by a service organization.
Which of the following provides advice about the implementation of sound controls and control objectives for InfoSec, and was created by ISACA and the IT Governance Institute?
A security monitor is a conceptual piece of the system within the trusted computer base that manages access controls—in other words, it mediates all access to objects by subjects.
Controls that remedy a circumstance or mitigate damage done during an incident are categorized as which of the following?
Which of the following is NOT a category of access control?
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
Management of Information Security (Ch. 5-6)
CS307 - Chapter 9
CISM domain 2 tests Q/A
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
MKT 301 Chapter 17 Terms
MKT 301 Chapter 16 Terms
MGT 301 Chapter 13 Terms
MGT 301 Chapter 12 Terms
OTHER QUIZLET SETS
Salt to the Sea pgs 1-200 test
Hematology Medications (Review Packet)
AERO 1110 PT. 1
Unit 1-Industrialization, Immigration, & Progressi…