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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.  Each distinguished name (DN) in an LDAP directory represents a collection of attributes about a specific object, and is stored in the directory as an entry. DNs are composed of Common Name (CN) components which describe the object, and Domain Components (DC) which describe the domain in which the object resides. Which of the following makes the most sense when constructing a DN?

       A. dc=Shon Harris,cn=LogicalSecurity,dc=com
       B. cn=Shon Harris,dc=LogicalSecurity,cn=com
       C. cn=Shon Harris,cn=LogicalSecurity,dc=com
       D. cn=Shon Harris,dc=LogicalSecurity,dc=com

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2. Which of the following have the correct definitions?
i.   Foreign key - An attribute of one table that is related to the cell of another table.
ii.  Cell - An intersection of a row and column.
iii. Schema - Defines the structure of the database.
iv.  Data dictionary - Central repository of data elements and their relationships.

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

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3. Sam is a manager that is responsible for overseeing the development and the approval of the business continuity plan. He needs to make sure that his team is creating a correct and all inclusive loss criteria when it comes to potential business impacts. Which of the following should not be included in this criteria?
i.    Loss in reputation and public confidence
ii.   Loss of competitive advantages
iii.  Decrease in operational expenses
iv.   Violations of contract agreements
v.    Violations of legal and regulatory requirements
vi.   Delayed income costs
vii.  Loss in revenue
viii. Loss in productivity

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

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