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Advanced CISSP Prep Guide: Exam Q&A by Russell Dean Vines, Ronald L. Krutz

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CHAPTER 2

Access Control

This chapter is supplemental to and coordinated with the Access Control chapter in the CISSP Prep Guide. The fundamentals of access control are covered in Chapter 2 of the CISSP Prep Guide at a level commensurate with that of the CISSP Examination.

This chapter includes advanced material relative to trusted networks, remote access, biometrics, database security (including relational and object models), operating system security, Kerberos, single sign-on, authentication (including mobile authentication) and Enterprise Access Management (EAM).

It is assumed that the reader has a basic knowledge of the material contained in Chapter 2 and has the CISSP Prep Guide available to provide background information for the advanced questions pertaining to access control. These questions and answers build upon the questions and answers covered in Chapter 2 of the CISSP Prep Guide.

Advanced Sample Questions

  1. The concept of limiting the routes that can be taken between a workstation and a computer resource on a network is called:
    1. Path limitation
    2. An enforced path
    3. A security perimeter
    4. A trusted path
  2. An important control that should be in place for external connections to a network that uses call back schemes is:
    1. Breaking of a dial-up connection at the remote user's side of the line
    2. Call forwarding
    3. Call enhancement
    4. Breaking of a dial-up connection at the organization's computing resource side of the line
  3. When logging on to a workstation, the log-on process should: ...

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