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  • Copyright 2013
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Pages: 640
  • Edition: 3rd
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-4957-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-4957-4

CISSP Exam Cram, Third Edition, is the perfect study guide to help you pass the tough new electronic version of the CISSP exam. It provides coverage and practice questions for every exam topic, including substantial new coverage of encryption, cloud security, information lifecycles, security management/governance, and more. The book contains an extensive set of preparation tools, such as quizzes, Exam Alerts, and two practice exams, while the CD’s state-of-the-art test engine provides real-time practice and feedback.

Covers the critical information you’ll need to pass the CISSP exam!

  • Enforce effective physical security throughout your organization
  • Apply reliable authentication, authorization, and accountability
  • Design security architectures that can be verified, certified, and accredited
  • Understand the newest attacks and countermeasures
  • Use encryption to safeguard data, systems, and networks
  • Systematically plan and test business continuity/disaster recovery programs
  • Protect today’s cloud, web, and database applications
  • Address global compliance issues, from privacy to computer forensics
  • Develop software that is secure throughout its entire lifecycle
  • Implement effective security governance and risk management
  • Use best-practice policies, procedures, guidelines, and controls
  • Ensure strong operational controls, from background checks to security audits

The CD-ROM comes with two free complete practice exams and includes the Cram Sheet.

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Table of Contents

Introduction. . . . 1

    How to Prepare for the Exam. . . 1

        Practice Tests . . . 2

    Taking a Certification Exam . . . 2

        Arriving at the Exam Location . . 2

        In the Testing Center . . . 3

        After the Exam. . . 3

        Retaking a Test . . . 3

        Tracking Your CISSP Status . . 3

    About This Book. . . 4

        The Chapter Elements. . . 4

        Other Book Elements. . . 7

        Chapter Contents . . . 7

    Pearson IT Certification Practice Test Engine and Questions on the CD . . . . 9

        Install the Software from the CD. . 10

        Activate and Download the Practice Exam . . 11

        Activating Other Exams . . . 11

    Contacting the Author . . . 12

    Self-Assessment. . . 12

        CISSPs in the Real World . . . 12

        The Ideal CISSP Candidate . . 12

        Put Yourself to the Test . . . 13

        After the Exam . . . 15

Chapter 1: The CISSP Certification Exam . . . 17

    Introduction. . . . 18

    Assessing Exam Readiness . . . 18

    Taking the Exam . . . 19

    Multiple-Choice Question Format . . 21

    Exam Strategy . . . 21

    Question-Handling Strategies . . . 22

    Mastering the Inner Game . . . 23

    Need to Know More? . . . 24

Chapter 2: Physical Security . . . . 25

    Introduction. . . . 26

    Physical Security Risks. . . 26

        Natural Disasters. . . 27

        Man-Made Threats. . . 28

        Technical Problems. . . 28

    Facility Concerns and Requirements . . 29

        CPTED . . . 30

        Area Concerns . . . 30

        Location . . . 31

        Construction . . . 32

        Doors, Walls, Windows, and Ceilings . . 32

        Asset Placement. . . 35

        Physical Port Controls . . . 36

    Perimeter Controls. . . 36

        Fences . . . . 36

        Gates. . . . 38

        Bollards. . . . 39

        CCTV Cameras . . . 40

        Lighting . . . 41

        Guards and Dogs . . . 42

        Locks. . . . 43

    Employee Access Control . . . 46

        Badges, Tokens, and Cards . . 47

        Biometric Access Controls. . . 48

    Environmental Controls . . . 49

        Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning . . 50

    Electrical Power . . . 51

        Uninterruptible Power Supply . . 52

    Equipment Life Cycle . . . 53

    Fire Prevention, Detection, and Suppression . . 53

        Fire-Detection Equipment . . 54

        Fire Suppression . . . 54

    Alarm Systems . . . 57

        Intrusion Detection Systems . . 57

        Monitoring and Detection. . . 58

    Exam Prep Questions. . . 60

    Answers to Exam Prep Questions . . 62

    Suggested Reading and Resources . . 64

Chapter 3: Access Control Systems and Methodology. . 65

    Introduction. . . . 66

    Identification, Authentication, and Authorization . . 67

        Authentication . . . 67

        Access Management . . . 79

    Single Sign-On . . . 80

        Kerberos. . . 81

        SESAME . . . 83

    Authorization and Access Controls Techniques . . 84

        Discretionary Access Control . . 84

        Mandatory Access Control . . 85

        Role-Based Access Control . . 87

        Other Types of Access Controls . . 88

    Access Control Methods . . . 89

        Centralized Access Control . . 89

        Decentralized Access Control . . 92

    Access Control Types . . . 93

        Administrative Controls. . . 93

        Technical Controls . . . 94

        Physical Controls . . . 94

        Access Control Categories. . . 95

    Audit and Monitoring . . . 96

        Monitoring Access and Usage. . 96

        Intrusion Detection Systems . . 97

        Intrusion Prevention Systems . . 101

        Network Access Control . . . 102

        Keystroke Monitoring . . . 102

        Emanation Security . . . 103

    Access Control Attacks. . . 104

        Unauthorized Access . . . 104

        Access Aggregation . . . 105

        Password Attacks. . . 105

        Spoofing . . . 109

        Sniffing . . . 109

        Eavesdropping and Shoulder Surfing. . 110

        Wiretapping. . . 110

        Identity Theft . . . 110

        Denial of Service Attacks . . . 111

        Distributed Denial of Service Attacks . . 113

        Botnets . . . 113

    Exam Prep Questions. . . 116

    Answers to Exam Prep Questions . . 119

    Suggesting Reading and Resources . . 121

Chapter 4: Cryptography. . . . 123

    Introduction. . . . 124

    Cryptographic Basics . . . 124

    History of Encryption . . . 127

    Steganography. . . 132

        Steganography Operation . . 133

        Digital Watermark . . . 134

    Algorithms . . . . 135

    Cipher Types and Methods . . . 137

    Symmetric Encryption . . . 137

        Data Encryption Standard. . 140

        Triple-DES . . . 144

        Advanced Encryption Standard. . 145

        International Data Encryption Algorithm. . 146

        Rivest Cipher Algorithms . . 146

    Asymmetric Encryption . . . 147

        Diffie-Hellman . . . 149

        RSA. . . . 150

        El Gamal . . . 151

        Elliptical Curve Cryptosystem . . 152

        Merkle-Hellman Knapsack . . 152

        Review of Symmetric and Asymmetric Cryptographic Systems . . . 153

    Hybrid Encryption . . . 153

    Integrity and Authentication. . . 154

        Hashing and Message Digests. . 155

        Digital Signatures . . . 158

        Cryptographic System Review . . 159

    Public Key Infrastructure . . . 160

        Certificate Authority . . . 160

        Registration Authority . . . 161

        Certificate Revocation List . . 161

        Digital Certificates . . . 161

        The Client’s Role in PKI . . . 163

    Email Protection Mechanisms . . . 164

        Pretty Good Privacy. . . 164

        Other Email Security Applications. . 165

    Securing TCP/IP with Cryptographic Solutions. . 165

        Application/Process Layer Controls . . 166

        Host to Host Layer Controls . . 167

        Internet Layer Controls. . . 168

        Network Access Layer Controls . . 170

        Link and End-to-End Encryption . . 170

    Cryptographic Attacks . . . 171

    Exam Prep Questions. . . 175

    Answers to Exam Prep Questions . . 178

    Need to Know More? . . . 180

Chapter 5: Security Architecture and Models . . . 181

    Introduction. . . . 182

    Computer System Architecture . . 182

        Central Processing Unit . . . 182

        Storage Media . . . 186

        I/O Bus Standards. . . 189

        Hardware Cryptographic Components . . 190

        Virtual Memory and Virtual Machines . . 190

        Computer Configurations . . 191

    Security Architecture . . . 192

        Protection Rings . . . 192

        Trusted Computer Base . . . 194

        Open and Closed Systems . . 197

        Security Modes of Operation . . 197

        Operating States . . . 199

        Recovery Procedures . . . 199

        Process Isolation . . . 200

    Security Models . . . 201

        State Machine Model . . . 202

        Information Flow Model . . . 203

        Noninterference Model . . . 203

        Confidentiality. . . 203

        Integrity . . . 204

        Other Models . . . 208

    Documents and Guidelines . . . 208

        The Rainbow Series . . . 209

        The Red Book: Trusted Network Interpretation . 211

        Information Technology Security Evaluation Criteria . 212

        Common Criteria . . . 212

    System Validation . . . 214

        Certification and Accreditation. . 215

        Governance and Enterprise Architecture . . 216

    Security Architecture Threats. . . 219

        Buffer Overflow . . . 219

        Back Doors . . . 220

        Asynchronous Attacks . . . 220

        Covert Channels . . . 221

        Incremental Attacks . . . 221

    Exam Prep Questions. . . 223

    Answers to Exam Prep Questions . . 226

    Need to Know More? . . . 228

Chapter 6: Telecommunications and Network Security . . 229

    Introduction. . . . 230

    Network Models and Standards . . 230

        OSI Model . . . 231

        Encapsulation/De-Encapsulation . . 237

    TCP/IP . . . . 238

        Network Access Layer . . . 238

        Internet Layer . . . 239

        Host-to-Host (Transport) Layer. . 243

        Application Layer . . . 245

    LANs and Their Components . . . 249

        LAN Communication Protocols . . 250

        Network Topologies . . . 251

        LAN Cabling. . . 253

        Network Types . . . 255

    Communication Standards . . . 256

    Network Equipment. . . 257

        Repeaters . . . 257

        Hubs . . . . 257

        Bridges . . . 257

        Switches . . . 258

        VLANs . . . 259

    Routers . . . 260

        Brouters . . . 261

        Gateways . . . 261

    Routing. . . . 262

    WANs and Their Components . . 264

        Packet Switching. . . 264

        Circuit Switching . . . 266

    Cloud Computing. . . 270

    Voice Communications and Wireless Communications . 271

        Voice over IP . . . 271

        Cell Phones . . . 272

        802.11 Wireless Networks and Standards . . 274

    Network Security . . . 281

        Firewalls . . . 282

        Demilitarized Zone. . . 283

        Firewall Design . . . 285

    Remote Access. . . 285

        Point-to-Point Protocol. . . 286

        Virtual Private Networks . . . 287

        Remote Authentication Dial-in User Service . 288

        Terminal Access Controller Access Control System . 288

        IPSec. . . . 288

    Message Privacy . . . 289

    Threats to Network Security . . . 290

        DoS Attacks . . . 290

        Distributed Denial of Service . . 291

        Disclosure Attacks. . . 291

        Destruction, Alteration, or Theft . . 292

    Exam Prep Questions. . . 295

    Answers to Exam Prep Questions . . 298

    Need to Know More? . . . 299

Chapter 7: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning. . 301

    Introduction. . . . 302

    Threats to Business Operations . . 302

    Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Management . 303

        Project Management and Initiation . . 305

        Business Impact Analysis . . . 307

        Recovery Strategy . . . 313

        Plan Design and Development . . 327

        Implementation. . . 330

        Testing . . . 331

        Monitoring and Maintenance . . 333

    Disaster Life Cycle . . . 334

        Teams and Responsibilities . . 336

    Exam Prep Questions. . . 338

    Answers to Exam Prep Questions . . 341

    Need to Know More? . . . 343

Chapter 8: Legal, Regulations, Investigations, and Compliance . . 345

    Introduction. . . . 346

    United States Legal System and Laws. . 346

    International Legal Systems and Laws . . 347

    International Property Laws . . . 349

        Piracy and Issues with Copyrights . . 350

    Privacy Laws and Protection of Personal Information . 351

        Privacy Impact Assessment . . 353

    Computer Crime Laws . . . 354

    Regulatory Compliance and Process Control. . 354

    Ethics . . . . 355

        ISC2 Code of Ethics. . . 356

        Computer Ethics Institute . . 357

        Internet Architecture Board . . 357

        NIST 800-14. . . 358

    Computer Crime and Criminals. . 359

        Pornography . . . 361

    Well-Known Computer Crimes . . 362

    How Computer Crime Has Changed . . 363

    Attack Vectors . . . 364

        Keystroke Logging . . . 365

        Wiretapping. . . 365

        Spoofing Attacks . . . 366

        Manipulation Attacks . . . 367

        Social Engineering . . . 367

        Dumpster Diving . . . 368

    Investigating Computer Crime. . . 368

        Computer Crime Jurisdiction . . 369

        Incident Response. . . 369

    Forensics . . . . 374

        Standardization of Forensic Procedures . . 375

        Computer Forensics . . . 376

    Investigations. . . 381

        Search, Seizure, and Surveillance . . 381

        Interviews and Interrogations . . 381

        Honeypots and Honeynets . . 381

        Evidence Types . . . 383

    Trial . . . . 384

        The Evidence Life Cycle . . . 384

    Exam Prep Questions. . . 385

    Answers to Exam Prep Questions . . 388

    Need to Know More? . . . 390

Chapter 9: Software Development Security . . . 391

    Introduction. . . . 392

    Software Development. . . 392

        Avoiding System Failure . . . 393

        The System Development Life Cycle . . 394

    System Development Methods. . . 402

        The Waterfall Model . . . 402

        The Spiral Model . . . 402

        Joint Application Development . . 403

        Rapid Application Development. . 404

        Incremental Development . . 404

        Prototyping . . . 404

        Computer-Aided Software Engineering . . 405

        Agile Development Methods. . 405

        Capability Maturity Model . . 406

        Scheduling . . . 407

    Change Management . . . 408

    Programming Languages. . . 409

        Object-Oriented Programming . . 412

        CORBA . . . 413

    Database Management. . . 413

        Database Terms. . . 414

        Integrity . . . 416

        Transaction Processing. . . 416

        Data Warehousing . . . 416

        Data Mining . . . 417

        Knowledge Management . . . 418

        Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems. . 418

    Malicious Code . . . 419

        Viruses . . . 420

        Worms . . . 421

        Spyware . . . 422

        Back Doors and Trapdoors . . 423

        Change Detection. . . 423

        Mobile Code . . . 424

        Financial Attacks . . . 424

        Buffer Overflow . . . 424

        Input Validation and Injection Attacks . . 426

    Exam Prep Questions. . . 429

    Answers to Exam Prep Questions . . 432

    Need to Know More? . . . 434

Chapter 10: Information Security Governance and Risk Management . . 435

    Introduction. . . . 436

    Basic Security Principles . . . 436

    Security Management and Governance. . 438

    Asset Identification . . . 440

    Risk Assessment . . . 441

        Risk Management . . . 442

    Policies Development. . . 458

        Security Policy. . . 459

        Standards . . . 461

        Baselines . . . 461

        Guidelines . . . 461

        Procedures . . . 462

        Data Classification . . . 462

    Implementation. . . 465

        Roles and Responsibility . . . 465

        Security Controls . . . 467

    Training and Education . . . 469

        Security Awareness . . . 470

        Social Engineering . . . 471

    Auditing Your Security Infrastructure . . 472

    The Risk of Poor Security Management. . 474

    Exam Prep Questions. . . 475

    Answers to Exam Prep Questions . . 478

    Need to Know More? . . . 480

Chapter 11: Security Operations . . . 481

    Introduction. . . . 482

    Security Operations . . . 482

        Employee Recruitment . . . 483

        New-Hire Orientation . . . 484

        Separation of Duties. . . 484

        Job Rotation. . . 485

        Least Privilege. . . 485

        Mandatory Vacations . . . 486

        Termination . . . 486

    Accountability . . . 486

    Controls . . . . 488

        Security Controls . . . 489

        Operational Controls . . . 490

    Auditing and Monitoring. . . 498

        Auditing . . . 498

        Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) . 499

        Monitoring Controls . . . 499

        Clipping Levels . . . 501

        Intrusion Detection . . . 501

        Keystroke Monitoring . . . 502

        Antivirus . . . 503

        Facility Access Control . . . 504

    Telecommunication Controls . . . 504

        Fax. . . . 505

        PBX. . . . 506

        Email. . . . 507

    Backup, Fault Tolerance, and Recovery Controls . . 509

        Backups. . . 509

        Fault Tolerance . . . 511

        RAID . . . . 513

        Recovery Controls . . . 515

    Security Assessments . . . 516

        Policy Reviews. . . 516

        Vulnerability Scanning . . . 517

        Penetration Testing. . . 518

    Operational Security Threats and Vulnerabilities . . 521

        Common Attack Methodologies. . 522

        Attack Terms and Techniques . . 524

    Exam Prep Questions. . . 526

    Answers to Exam Prep Questions . . 529

    Need to Know More? . . . 531

Practice Exam I. . . . 533

    Practice Exam Questions. . . 533

Answers to Practice Exam I . . . 547

Practice Exam II . . . . 563

    Practice Exam Questions. . . 563

Answers to Practice Exam II . . . 577

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