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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.  Hardware encryption versus software encryption has some tradeoffs. What are they?

       A. Hardware encryption is faster, less expensive, and generally more secure.
       B. Software encryption is faster, less expensive, and generally more secure.
       C. Hardware encryption is faster but is more expensive.
       D. Software encryption is faster and can be modified as easily.

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2. If John books his flight on Southwest, the web site asks him if he wants to also book a hotel room.  If he clicks "Yes," he could then be brought to the Hilton web site, which provides him with information on the closest hotel to the airport he is flying into. Now, to book a room he does not have to log in again. What type of functionality are these websites using?
 
      A. Federated identity
      B. HTTP state management
      C. Identity management
      D. HTTP splitting

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3. Which of the following does not properly describe the schema of a database?

       A. Describes database structure in a formal language
       B. Schema is supported by the database management system
       C. Contains data that is held within the database
       D. Schema data is usually held within the data dictionary

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