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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.  Mary is the new facility security officer. She is responsible for overseeing how the company's facility is constructed and ensuring the correct countermeasures and built into the facility as required by the company's threat profile. Which of the following is least important pertaining to interior and exterior doors?
  i.    Combustibility of material
  ii.   Resistance to forcible entry
  iii.  Emergency marking
  iv.   Placement
  v.    Secure hinges
  vi.   Directional opening
  vii.  Electric door locks that revert to an unlocked state for safe evacuation in power outages
  viii. Type of glass requirements

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

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2. Which of the following does not have the correct definition mapping?
 
      A. Programmable read-only memory (PROM) is a form of ROM that can be modified after it has been manufactured.
      B. Erasable and programmable read-only memory (EPROM) can be erased, modified, and upgraded.
      C. Synchronous DRAM (SDRAM) synchronizes itself with the system's operating system and synchronizes signal input and output on the RAM chip.
      D. Extended data out DRAM (EDO DRAM) is faster than DRAM because DRAM can access only one block of data at a time.

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3. COSO framework, developed by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) of the Treadway Commission in 1985 was developed to deal with fraudulent financial activities and reporting. The COSO framework is made up of the following components except:
  i.   Control environment
  ii.  Risk assessment
  iii. Control activities
  iv.  Information and communication
  v.   Accreditation

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

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