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CISSP Questions of the Week

These CISSP Questions of the Week questions and answers were developed by Shon Harris and the Logical Security development team. We hope you find this to be a helpful resource.  Simply select the "Click Here" under each question to find the answer.

1.  What is the difference between a key agreement protocol and a key exchange protocol and what is an example?

       A. A key agreement protocol does not encrypt a symmetric key with an asymmetric key - Diffie-Hellman
       B. A key agreement protocol does not encrypt a symmetric key with an asymmetric key - RSA
       C. A key agreement protocol encrypts a symmetric key with an asymmetric key - Diffie-Hellman
       D. A key agreement protocol encrypts a symmetric key with an asymmetric key - RSA

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2. Two types of contactless smart cards are available, which are the hybrid and combi.  Which of the following best describes their differences?
 
      A. The combi card has two chips, with the capability of utilizing both the contact and contactless formats. A hybrid card has one microprocessor chip that can communicate to contact or contactless readers.
      B. The hybrid card has two chips, with the capability of utilizing both the contact and contactless formats. A combi card has one microprocessor chip that can communicate to contact or contactless readers
      C. The hybrid card has one chip, with the capability of utilizing both the contact and contactless formats. A combi card has two microprocessor chips that can communicate to contact or contactless readers.
      D. The hybrid card has one microprocessor, with the capability of utilizing both the contact and contactless formats. A combi card has two chips that can communicate to contact or contactless readers.

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3. Lance needs to set up a relationship between two tables in the relational database he is working in. Which of the following best describes what Lance needs to create?

       A. Primary key
       B. Relation key
       C. Foreign key
       D. SQL key

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