CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional by Ed Tittle;James M. Stewart;Mike Chapple

By Ed Tittle;James M. Stewart;Mike Chapple

Here is the publication you must organize for the not easy CISSP examination from (ISC)¯2. This revised variation used to be built to satisfy the exacting specifications of modern-day defense certification applicants. as well as the constant and available educational method that earned Sybex the "Best research advisor" designation within the 2003 CertCities Readers selection Awards, this ebook provides:* transparent and concise details on serious defense applied sciences and subject matters* useful examples and insights drawn from real-world event* modern examination coaching software program, together with a checking out engine and digital flashcards to your PalmYou'll locate authoritative assurance of key examination subject matters including:* entry keep watch over structures & method* functions & structures improvement* enterprise Continuity making plans* Cryptography* legislations, research & Ethics* Operations defense* actual safeguard* safety structure & types* defense administration Practices* Telecommunications, community & net safeguard"

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In a layered security or concentric circles of protection deployment, your assets are surrounded by a layer of protection provided for by administrative access controls, which in turn is surrounded by a layer of protection consisting of logical or technical access controls, which Access Control Overview 5 is finally surrounded by a layer of protection that includes physical access controls. This concept of defense in depth highlights two important points. First, the security policy of an organization ultimately provides the first or innermost layer of defense for your assets.

Layer 5 18. Which of the following is considered a denial of service attack? A. Pretending to be a technical manager over the phone and asking a receptionist to change their password B. While surfing the Web, sending to a web server a malformed URL that causes the system to use 100 percent of the CPU to process an endless loop C. Intercepting network traffic by copying the packets as they pass through a specific subnet D. Sending message packets to a recipient who did not request them simply to be annoying 19.

Two examples of centralized access control are Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) and Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS). 18 Chapter 1 Accountability and Access Control Decentralized access control often requires several teams or multiple individuals. Administrative overhead is higher because the changes must be implemented in numerous locations. Maintaining homogeneity across the system becomes more difficult as the number of access control points increases.

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