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1

You are a security consultant and have been hired to evaluate an organizations is a security practices. All employees must pass through a locked door to enter the main work area. Access is restricted using a biometric fingerprint lock. A receptionist is located next to the locked door in the reception area. She uses an iPad application to log any security events that may occur. She also uses her iPad to complete work tasks assigned by the organizations CEO. Network jacks are provided in the reception area such that employees and vendors can access the company net work for work related purposes. Users within the secured work area have been trained to lock their workstations if they will be leaving them for any period of time.

What recommendations would you make to this organization to increase their security? (Select two)

– Require users to use screensaver passwords
– Train the receptionist to keep her iPad in a locked drawer when not in use
– Replace the biometric locks with smart cards
– Disable the network jacks in the reception area
– Move the receptionist desk into the secured area

– Train the receptionist to keep her iPad in a locked drawer when not in use
– Disable the network jacks in the reception area

2

You have five salespersons who work out of your office and who frequently leav their laptops laying on their desk in their cubicles. Your concern that someone might walk by and take one of these laptops. Which of the following is the best protection to implement to address your concerns?

– Implement screensaver passwords
– Require strong passwords in the local security policy
– Used cable locks to chain the laptops to the desk
– Encrypt all company data on hard drives

Used cable locks to chain the laptops to the desk

3

You need to enable a screen saver password on the windows seven workstation in your organization. Which Control Panel option sheet you used to do this?

– Personalization
– Ease of access
– Power options
– Windows firewall
– System security

Personalization

4

You have purchased new computers and will begin disposing of your old computers. Instead of recycling the computers, you decide to resell them by placing an ad on the Internet. These computers were previously used for storing sensitive information. What should you do prior to getting rid of these computers?

– Delete user data and applications from hard drive
– Reformat hard drive
– Use data wiping software to clear the hard drives
– Including original operating system disk and product keys with the computers

Use data wiping software to clear the hard drives

5

You have a set of DVD-RW discs that have been used to archive files for your latest development project. You need to dispose of these desks. Which of the following methods should get used to best prevent extracting data from the desks?

– Shredding
– Degaussing
– Right junk data over the disks seven times
– Delete the data on the desks

Shredding

6

You are responsible for disposing of several workstations formerly used by accountants in organizations finance department. Before being shipped to a computer recycler, you decided to make sure any old data on the hard drive is raised. To do this, use the windows XP installation CDs that came with these systems to delete all partitions from the hard drive. Have you properly prepared the system for disposal?

– No, you need to also repartition and reformat the drivers before disposal
– No, you should use disk wiping software to fully erase the drives
– No, the windows XP installer doesn't completely remove disk partitions. You need to use a Linux FDISK utility to you remove them
– Yes, the systems are ready to be recycled

No, you should use disk wiping software to fully erase the drives