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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.  ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) is an API that allows applications to access back-end database systems. It is a set of ODBC interfaces that exposes the functionality of data sources through accessible objects. Which of the following are incorrect characteristics of ADO?
   i.   It's a low-level data access programming interface to an underlying data access technology (such as OLE DB).
   ii.  It's a set of COM objects for accessing data sources, not just database access.
   iii. It allows a developer to write programs that access data, without knowing how the database is implemented.
   iv.  SQL commands are required to access a database when using ADO.

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

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2. The Information Systems Contingency Plan does not include which of the following?
 
   A. Information on system recovery
   B. Information on roles and responsibilities
   C. Assessment results
   D. Testing procedures

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3. A trade secret has no expiration date unless which of the following?

       A. The information is no longer secret or no longer provides economic benefit to the company
       B. The information was compromised
       C. The patent had expired
       D. The economic benefits of the trade secret has expired

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