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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. Paul is a new network administrator. He has found that the current network needs an intelligent unit to balance traffic and provide fault-tolerance. Which of the following technologies should Paul implement?

       A. Grid computing
       B. Server farming
       C. Federated servers
       D. Clustering

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2. Doorways with automatic locks can be configured to be fail-secure or fail-safe. Which of the following best describes the difference of the two?
 
      A. A fail-safe setting means that if a power disruption occurs that affects the automated locking system, the doors default to being unlocked.
      B. A fail-secure setting means that if a power disruption occurs that affects the automated locking system, the doors default to being unlocked.
      C. A fail-safe configuration means that the doors default to being locked if there are any problems with the power.
      D. A fail-secure setting means that if a power disruption occurs that affects the manual locking system, the doors default to being unlocked.

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3. Which of the following is an untrue statement?
i.   Virtual machines can be used to provide secure, isolated sandboxes for running untrusted applications.
ii.  Virtual machines can be used to create operating systems, or execution environments with resource limits, and given the right schedulers, resource guarantees.
iii.  Virtualization can also be used to simulate networks of independent computers.
iv.  Virtual machines can be used to run multiple operating systems simultaneously: different versions, or even entirely different systems, which can be on hot standby.

       A. All of them
       B. None of them
       C. i, ii
       D. ii, iii

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