CISSP Security Engineering Certification Practical Exam Set 10

The main risks that physical security components combat are all of the following EXCEPT:


Options are :

  • SYN flood (Correct)
  • Tailgating
  • Theft
  • Physical damage

Answer : SYN flood

CISSP-ISSEP Information Systems Security Engineering Exam Set 7

The Data Encryption Algorithm performs how many rounds of substitution and permutation?


Options are :

  • 64
  • 4
  • 16 (Correct)
  • 54

Answer : 16

In the physical security context, a security door equipped with an electronic lock configured to ignore the unlock signals sent from the building emergency access control system in the event of an issue (fire, intrusion, power failure) would be in which of the following configuration?


Options are :

  • Fail Secure (Correct)
  • Fail Open
  • Fail Soft
  • Fail Safe

Answer : Fail Secure

Which of the following is a proximity identification device that does not require action by the user and works by responding with an access code to signals transmitted by a reader?


Options are :

  • A magnetic card
  • A transponder (Correct)
  • A passive system sensing device
  • A card swipe

Answer : A transponder

CISSP Security Engineering Certification Practice Exam Set 7

The ideal operating humidity range is defined as 40 percent to 60 percent. High humidity (greater than 60 percent) can produce what type of problem on computer parts?


Options are :

  • Static electricity
  • Corrosion (Correct)
  • Energy-plating
  • Element-plating

Answer : Corrosion

A momentary power outage is a:


Options are :

  • surge
  • fault (Correct)
  • blackout
  • spike

Answer : fault

Which of the following statements pertaining to fire suppression systems is TRUE?


Options are :

  • Halon is today the most common choice as far as agents are concerned because it is highly effective in the way that it interferes with the chemical reaction of the elements within a fire.
  • CO2 systems are NOT effective because they suppress the oxygen supply required to sustain the fire.
  • Gas masks provide an effective protection against use of CO2 systems. They are recommended for the protection of the employees within data centers.
  • Water Based extinguishers are NOT an effective fire suppression method for class C (electrical) fires. (Correct)

Answer : Water Based extinguishers are NOT an effective fire suppression method for class C (electrical) fires.

CISSP - Mock Questions with all domains

You've decided to authenticate the source who initiated a particular transfer while ensuring integrity of the data being transferred. You can do this by:


Options are :

  • having the sender encrypt the message with his symmetric key.
  • having the sender encrypt the message with his private key.
  • having the sender encrypt the hash with his private key (Correct)
  • having the sender encrypt the hash with his public key.

Answer : having the sender encrypt the hash with his private key

Which of the following is related to physical security and is NOT considered a technical control?


Options are :

  • Locks (Correct)
  • Firewalls
  • Access control Mechanisms
  • Intrusion Detection Systems

Answer : Locks

Electrical systems are the lifeblood of computer operations. The continued supply of clean, steady power is required to maintain the proper personnel environment as well as to sustain data operations. Which of the following is not an element that can threaten power systems?


Options are :

  • Transient Noise
  • Brownouts
  • UPS (Correct)
  • Faulty Ground

Answer : UPS

CISSP-ISSAP Information Systems Security Architecture Exam Set 4

What can be defined as a momentary low voltage?


Options are :

  • spike
  • blackout
  • fault
  • surge (Correct)

Answer : surge

Which of the following provides coordinated procedures for minimizing loss of life, injury, and property damage in response to a physical threat?


Options are :

  • Occupant emergency plan (Correct)
  • Disaster recovery plan
  • Incident response plan
  • Business continuity plan

Answer : Occupant emergency plan

How should a doorway of a manned facility with automatic locks be configured?


Options are :

  • It should be configured to be fail-safe (Correct)
  • It should have a door delay cipher lock.
  • It should not allow piggybacking.
  • It should be configured to be fail-secure.

Answer : It should be configured to be fail-safe

CISSP Security Engineering Certification Practical Exam Set 5

Under what conditions would the use of a "Class C" hand-held fire extinguisher be preferable to the use of a "Class A" hand-held fire extinguisher?


Options are :

  • When the fire is in its incipient stage.
  • When the fire is caused by flammable products.
  • When the fire involves electrical equipment. (Correct)
  • When the fire is located in an enclosed area.

Answer : When the fire involves electrical equipment.

Controls like guards and general steps to maintain building security, securing of server rooms or laptops, the protection of cables, and usage of magnetic switches on doors and windows are some of the examples of:


Options are :

  • technical controls.
  • administrative controls.
  • logical controls.
  • physical controls. (Correct)

Answer : physical controls.

Which of the following statements is MOST accurate regarding a digital signature?


Options are :

  • It is a method used to encrypt confidential data
  • It allows the recipient of data to prove the source and integrity of data (Correct)
  • It can be used as a signature system and a cryptosystem
  • It is the art of transferring handwritten signature to electronic media

Answer : It allows the recipient of data to prove the source and integrity of data

CISSP Security Engineering Certification Practice Exam Set 1

To mitigate the risk of fire in your new data center, you plan to implement a heat-activated fire detector. Your requirement is to have the earliest warning possible of a fire outbreak. Which type of sensor would you select and where would you place it?


Options are :

  • Rate-of-rise temperature sensor installed on the side wall
  • Fixed-temperature sensor installed in the air vent
  • Variable heat sensor installed above the suspended ceiling
  • Rate-of-rise temperature sensor installed below the raised floors (Correct)

Answer : Rate-of-rise temperature sensor installed below the raised floors

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