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Management of Information Security (Ch. 5-6)
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A task or sub-task becomes a(n) action step when it can be completed by one individual or skill set and when it includes a single deliverable.
Which of the following functions includes identifying the sources of risk and may include offering advice on controls that can reduce risk?
What is the SETA program designed to do?
reduce the occurrence of accidental security breaches
Which of the following is true about the security staffing, budget, and needs of a medium-sized organization?
they have larger information security needs than a small organization
Which of the following is an advantage of the user support group form of training?
Usually conducted in an informal social setting
Which of the following is an advantage of the formal class method of training?
Interaction with trainer is possible
A SETA program consists of three elements: security education, security training, and which of the following?
Planners need to estimate the effort required to complete each task, sub-task, or action step.
Each organization has to determine its own project management methodology for IT and information security projects.
GGG security is commonly used to describe which aspect of security?
Which of the following is true about a company's InfoSec awareness Web site?
it should be tested with multiple browsers
Which of the following is the most cost-effective method for disseminating security information and news to employees?
The ____________________ program is designed to reduce the occurrence of accidental security breaches by members of the organization.
Which of the following is a disadvantage of the one-on-one training method?
Resource intensive, to the point of being inefficient
Project ____________________ is a description of a project's features, capabilities, functions, and quality level, used as the basis of a project plan.
____________________ 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.
The three methods for selecting or developing advanced technical training are by job category, by job function, and by ____________________.
Advanced technical training can be selected or developed based on which of the following?
The purpose of SETA is to enhance security in all but which of the following ways?
by adding barriers
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.
Which of the following would be responsible for configuring firewalls and IDPSs, implementing security software, and diagnosing and troubleshooting problems?
A security technician
An organization carries out a risk ____________________ function to evaluate risks present in IT initiatives and/or systems.
Threats from insiders are more likely in a small organization than in a large one.
Which of the following variables is the most influential in determining how to structure an information security program?
Risk ____________ is the process of discovering and assessing the risks to an organization's operations and determining how those risks can be mitigated.
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.
An estimate made by the manager using good judgement and experience can account for which factor of risk assessment?
What is the final step in the risk identification process?
Listing assets in order of importance
Assessing risks includes determining the ____________________ that vulnerable systems will be attacked by specific threats.
What is defined as specific avenues that threat agents can exploit to attack an information asset?
Which of the following is an example of a technological obsolescence threat?
Determining the cost of recovery from an attack is one calculation that must be made to identify risk, what is another?
Cost of prevention
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?
Legal management must develop corporate-wide standards
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?
Assigning a value to each information asset
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 _____.
Risk assessment estimate factors
What should the prioritized list of assets and their vulnerabilities and the prioritized list of threats facing the organization be combined to create?
The identification and assessment of levels of risk in an organization describes which of the following?
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.
The information technology management community of interest often takes on the leadership role in addressing risk.
An approach to combining risk identification, risk assessment, and risk appetite into a single strategy. is known as risk protection.
Once an information asset is identified, categorized, and classified, what must also be assigned to it?
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?
Calculating the severity of risks to which assets are exposed in their current setting
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?
Manufacturer's model or part number
Classification categories must be mutually exclusive and which of the following?
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 attributes does NOT apply to software information assets?
Which of the following is a network device attribute that may be used in conjunction with DHCP, making asset-identification using this attribute difficult?
As each information asset is identified, categorized, and classified, a ________ value must also be assigned to it.
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