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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. It is important to choose the correct type of windows when building a facility. Each type of window provides a different level of protection. Which of the following is a correct description of window glass types?
i.   Standard glass is made by heating the glass and then suddenly cooling it.
ii.  Tempered glass windows are commonly used in residential homes and are easily broken.  
iii. Acrylic glass has two sheets of glass with a plastic film in between.
iv.  Laminated glass can be made out of polycarbonate acrylic, which is stronger than standard glass but produces toxic fumes if burned.

       A. All of them
       B. None of them
       C. iv
       D. iii

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2. Operating systems can carry out software input\output procedures in various ways. Which of the following is not an approach that operating systems use?
i.   Programmed I/O
ii.  Interrupt-driven I/O
iii. I/O using DMA
iv.  Mapped I/O
v.   Fully mapped I/O
 
      A. iv
      B. i, ii
      C. i, ii, iii
      D. v

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3. Which of the following is an incorrect characteristic of the associated model?
I.   COSO was created by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission
II.  COSO is a model for corporate governance and CobiT is a model for IT governance
III. COSO deals more at the strategic level while CobiT focuses more at the operational level
IV.  COSO deals more at the tactical level while CobiT focuses more at the operational level
V.   CobiT is a set of best practices (framework) for information software development

       A. ii, iii
       B. iv, v
       C. i, ii, iii
       D. ii, iii, iv

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