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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.  Tim is purchasing a smart card solution for his company. He needs to be aware of the various attacks that can take place against smart cards. Which of the following is not an example of a side-channel attack?

       A. Differential power analysis
       B. Electromagnetic emission
       C. Corruptive
       D. Timing

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2. What needs to be put into place to ensure that two users cannot access and modify the same data within a databaase at the same time?
 
      A. OLE-DB locks
      B. Referential locks
      C. Software locks
      D. Semantic locks

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3. ______________defines the maximum amount of time that a system resource can remain unavailable before there is an unacceptable impact on other system resources, supported mission/business functions.

       A. Maximum Tolerable Downtime
       B. Recovery Time Objective
       C. Recovery Point Objective
       D. Recovery Tolerable Downtime

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