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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. Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design provides a different approach than a target hardening approach.  Which of the following is an example of target hardening?

        A. Hedges and planters around a facility should not be higher than 2.5 feet tall, so they cannot be used to gain access to a window
        B. Implementing locks and alarms to delay and detect intrusions
        C. Street furnishings (benches and tables) encourage people to sit and watch what is going on around them, which discourages criminal activity
        D. CCTV cameras are mounted in full view, so criminals know their activities will be captured

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2. Which of the following best describes the operating system component that contains the address of an instruction set to be fetched for execution?

   A. Special register
   B. Program counter
   C. Protection ring
   D. Initial load counter


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3. The Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (CobiT) is a framework and set of best practices.  Which of the following provides an incorrect characteristic of CobiT?

   A. Developed by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and the IT Governance Institute (ITGI).
   B. It defines goals for the controls that should be used to properly manage IT and to ensure that IT maps to business needs.
   C. Derive the required performance baselines from the acceptable risk level.
   D. A majority of regulation compliance and audits are built on the CobiT framework.
   E. CobiT is broken down into five domains

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