Ch 6 - Network Security Devices, Design, and Technology

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Question 1

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A firewall that keeps a record of the state of a connection between an internal computer and an external device is using what technology below?
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  • Stateful frame filtering
  • Stateless frame filtering
  • Stateful packet filtering
  • Stateless packet filtering

Question 2

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All modern operating systems include a hardware firewall, usually called a host-based firewall.
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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An administrator has two servers that host the same web content, but only one server is utilized at a given time. What can be configured that can help to evenly distribute work across the network, and make use of both servers in a manner that is transparent to the end users?
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  • stateful packet filtering
  • load balancing
  • failover servers
  • proxy servers

Question 4

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An agent may be a permanent NAC agent and reside on end devices until uninstalled, but it cannot be a dissolvable NAC agent.
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  • True
  • False

Question 5

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An early networking device that functioned at layer 1 of the OSI model and added devices to a single segment is known as which of the following choices?
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  • switch
  • router
  • firewall
  • hub

Question 6

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An intranet is a separate open network that anyone can access without prior authorization.
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  • True
  • False

Question 7

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Anomaly monitoring is designed for detecting statistical anomalies.
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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A security advantage of VLANs is that they can be used to prevent direct communication between servers.
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  • True
  • False

Question 9

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A web server must be accessible to untrusted outside users. What can be done to isolate this host and any additional hosts with similar requirements from more secured hosts on a network?
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  • Install a VPN, configure host
  • Set up a proxy in front of the web server
  • Create a DMZ, add necessary hosts
  • Configure a reduction point on a firewall

Question 10

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Behavior-based monitoring attempts to overcome the limitations of both anomaly-based monitoring and signature-based monitoring by being more adaptive and proactive instead of reactive.
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  • True
  • False

Question 11

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If a network is completely isolated by an air gap from all other outside networks it is using what type of configuration?
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  • physical network segregation
  • complete network segregation
  • network isolation
  • logical network segregation

Question 12

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NAT is not a specific device, technology, or protocol. It is a technique for substituting IP addresses.
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  • True
  • False

Question 13

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One use of data loss prevention (DLP) is blocking the copying of files to a USB flash drive.
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  • True
  • False

Question 14

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Select the technology that can be used to examine content through application-level filtering.
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  • Application gateway
  • Security proxy
  • Web security gateway
  • Firewall

Question 15

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The management in your corporate office needs to group users on the network together logically even though they are attached to separate network switches. How can this be done?
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  • Create a subnet for each network switch in use
  • Create additional subnets for the separate groups
  • Add all users to a single network segment
  • Create a VLAN and add the users' computers/ports to the correct VLAN

Question 16

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The OSI model breaks networking steps down into a series of six layers.
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  • True
  • False

Question 17

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What data unit is associated with the Open Systems Interconnection layer four?
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  • segment
  • packet
  • frame
  • bit

Question 18

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What data unit is associated with the Open Systems Interconnection layer two?
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  • segment
  • packet
  • frame
  • bit

Question 19

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What dedicated hardware device aggregates hundreds or thousands of VPN connections?
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  • VPN server
  • VPN gateway
  • VPN switch
  • VPN concentrator

Question 20

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What is the name of a computer or application program that intercepts user requests from the internal secure network and then processes that request on behalf of the user?
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  • forward proxy server
  • DNS server
  • VPN server
  • telnet server

Question 21

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What is the name of an instruction that interrupts a program being executed and requests a service from the operating system?
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  • system call
  • unit call
  • hardware instruction
  • system exception

Question 22

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What kind of networking device forwards packets across different computer networks by reading destination addresses?
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  • switch
  • router
  • bridge
  • firewall

Question 23

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What specific type of hardware card inserts into a web server that contains one or more co-processors to handle SSL/TLS processing?
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  • SSL/TLS accelerator
  • media gateway
  • SSL decryptor
  • security module

Question 24

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What technology enables authorized users to use an unsecured public network, such as the Internet as if it were a secure private network?
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  • IKE tunnel
  • VPN
  • endpoint
  • router

Question 25

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What technology will examine the current state of a network device before allowing it can to connect to the network and force any device that does not meet a specified set of criteria to connect only to a quarantine network?
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  • network access control
  • virtual LANs
  • network address translation
  • host health checks

Question 26

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What term is used to describe the software agents that are used by NAC and installed on devices to gather information?
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  • NAC check agents
  • server health agents
  • host agent health checks
  • network health agents

Question 27

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What type of dedicated cryptographic processor that provides protection for cryptographic keys?
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  • SSL/TLS accelerator
  • media gateway
  • SSL decryptor
  • hardware security module

Question 28

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What type of monitoring compares network traffic, activities, transactions, or behavior against a database of known attack patterns?
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  • application-based
  • protocol-based
  • behavioral-based
  • signature-based

Question 29

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What type of network access control uses Active Directory to scan a device to verify that it is in compliance?
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  • agentless NAC
  • dissolvable NAC
  • dependent NAC
  • permanent NAC

Question 30

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What type of network is a private network that belongs to an organization that can only be accessed by approved internal users?
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  • extranet
  • intranet
  • enterprise network
  • guest network

Question 31

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What type of network is a private network that can also be accessed by authorized external customers, vendors, and partners?
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  • extranet
  • intranet
  • enterprise network
  • guest network

Question 32

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What vendor neutral protocol implements support for VLAN tagging?
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  • ISL
  • VTP
  • 802.1Q
  • VSTP

Question 33

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When a private network uses a single public IP address, and each outgoing TCP packet uses a different port to allow for proper translation, what networking technology is in use?
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  • PAT
  • PNAT
  • NAPT
  • NAT

Question 34

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When VPN network traffic is routing only some traffic over the secure VPN while other traffic directly accesses the Internet, what technology is being used?
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  • priority tunnel
  • split tunneling
  • full tunnel
  • shared tunneling

Question 35

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Which network address below is not a private IP address network?
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  • 10.4.5.0
  • 172.63.255.0
  • 192.168.255.0
  • 172.17.16.0

Question 36

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Which of the following is a server that routes incoming requests coming from an external network to the correct internal server?
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  • forward proxy
  • application proxy
  • system proxy
  • reverse proxy

Question 37

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Which of the following is a software-based application that runs on a local host computer that can detect an attack as it occurs?
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  • local-based intrusion detection system
  • host-based intrusion detection system
  • host-based application protection
  • local-based application protection

Question 38

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Which of the following is a system of security tools that are used to recognize and identify data that is critical to the organization and ensure that it is protected?
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  • USB blocking
  • content inspection
  • storage sensors
  • data loss prevention

Question 39

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Which of the following is defined as a security analysis of the transaction within its approved context?
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  • USB blocking
  • content inspection
  • storage sensors
  • data loss prevention

Question 40

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Workgroup switches must work faster than core switches.
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  • True
  • False
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