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CISSP Exam Cram, 5th Edition, focuses specifically on the objectives for the CISSP exam introduced by (ISC)² in May 2021. It contains new or updated coverage of topics including asset retention, secure provisioning, crypto attacks, machine learning tools, threat hunting, risk-based access control, zero trust, SAML, SOAR, securing microservices, containers, and managed services, and more.

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  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Security Operations
  • Software Development Security

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Table of Contents

   Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
CHAPTER 1: The CISSP Certification Exam. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
   Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
   Assessing Exam Readiness.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
   Exam Topics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
   Taking the Exam. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
   Examples of CISSP Test Questions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
   Answer to Multiple-Choice Question.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
   Answer to Drag and Drop Question.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
   Answer to Hotspot Question.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
   Question-Handling Strategies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
   Mastering the Inner Game.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
   Need to Know More?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
CHAPTER 2: Understanding Asset Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
   Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
   Basic Security Principles.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
   Data Management: Determining and Maintaining Ownership.. . . . . . . 32
   Data Standards.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
   Data Security, Protection, Sharing, and Dissemination.. . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
   Classifying Information and Supporting Asset Classification.. . . . . . . . . 47
   Asset Management and Governance.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
   Determining Data Security Controls.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
   Exam Prep Questions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
   Answers to Exam Prep Questions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
   Need to Know More?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
CHAPTER 3: Security and Risk Management... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
   Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70
   Security Governance.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70
   U.S. Legal System and Laws. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
   International Legal Systems and Laws.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
   Global Legal and Regulatory Issues. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
   Risk Management Concepts.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
   Selecting Countermeasures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
   Threat Modeling Concepts and Methodologies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107
   Managing Risk with the Supply Chain and Third Parties.. . . . . . . . . . . 110
   Identifying and Prioritizing Business Continuity
   Requirements Based on Risk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113
   Developing and Implementing Security Policy.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123
   Types of Controls.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127
   Implementing Personnel Security.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130
   Security Education, Training, and Awareness.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134
   Professional Ethics Training and Awareness.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137
   Exam Prep Questions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144
   Answers to Exam Prep Questions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148
   Need to Know More?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150
CHAPTER 4: Security Architecture and Engineering.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151
   Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152
   Secure Design Guidelines and Governance Principles.. . . . . . . . . . . . . 152
   Fundamental Concepts of Security Models. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158
   Security Architecture.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170
   Common Formal Security Models. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179
   Product Security Evaluation Models.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189
   System Validation.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194
   Vulnerabilities of Security Architectures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195
   Cryptography.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203
   Algorithms.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206
   Cipher Types and Methods. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207
   Symmetric Encryption. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 208
   Asymmetric Encryption.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218
   Hybrid Encryption.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 224
   Public Key Infrastructure and Key Management.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225
   Integrity and Authentication. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 230
   Cryptographic Attacks.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237
   Site and Facility Security Controls.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 240
   Exam Prep Questions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242
   Answers to Exam Prep Questions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246
   Need to Know More?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 248
CHAPTER 5: Communications and Network Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249
   Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250
   Secure Network Design.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250
   Network Models and Standards.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250
   TCP/IP.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258
   LANs and Their Components.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271
   Communication Standards.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280
   Network Equipment.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281
   Routing.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287
   WANs and Their Components.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 289
   Cloud Computing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 294
   Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN).. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 296
   Securing Email Communications.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 296
   Securing Voice and Wireless Communications.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 298
   Securing TCP/IP with Cryptographic Solutions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 316
   Network Access Control Devices.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 321
   Remote Access.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 326
   Message Privacy and Multimedia Collaboration.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 331
   Exam Prep Questions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 333
   Answers to Exam Prep Questions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 337
   Need to Know More?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 338
CHAPTER 6: Identity and Access Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 341
   Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 342
   Perimeter Physical Control Systems.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 344
   Employee Access Control. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 355
   Identification, Authentication, and Authorization. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358
   Single Sign-On (SSO).. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 378
   Authorization and Access Control Techniques. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 382
   Centralized and Decentralized Access Control Models. . . . . . . . . . . . . 390
   Audits and Monitoring. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 394
   Exam Prep Questions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404
   Answers to Exam Prep Questions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 408
   Suggesting Reading and Resources.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 410
CHAPTER 7: Security Assessment and Testing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411
   Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 412
   Security Assessments and Penetration Test Strategies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 412
   Test Techniques and Methods.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 424
   Security Threats and Vulnerabilities.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 427
   Network Security Threats and Attack Techniques.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 431
   Access Control Threats and Attack Techniques.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 438
   Social-Based Threats and Attack Techniques. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 443
   Malicious Software Threats and Attack Techniques.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 444
   Investigating Computer Crime.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 452
   Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 458
   Investigations.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 459
   Exam Prep Questions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 461
   Answers to Exam Prep Questions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 464
   Need to Know More?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 465
CHAPTER 8: Security Operations... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 467
   Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 468
   Foundational Security Operations Concepts.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 468
   Resource Protection.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 472
   Telecommunication Controls.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 477
   System Resilience, Fault Tolerance, and Recovery Controls.. . . . . . . . . 486
   Monitoring and Auditing Controls.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 487
   Perimeter Security Controls and Risks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 493
   Facility Concerns and Requirements.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 495
   Environmental Controls.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 502
   Electrical Power.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503
   Equipment Lifecycle.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 505
   Fire Prevention, Detection, and Suppression. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 505
   Alarm Systems.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 509
   Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 512
   Investigations and Incidents.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 513
   Digital Forensics, Tools, Tactics, and Procedures.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 514
   The Disaster Recovery Lifecycle. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 521
   Exam Prep Questions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 549
   Answers to Exam Prep Questions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 555
   Need to Know More?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 558
CHAPTER 9: Software Development Security... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 559
   Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 560
   Integrating Security into the Development Lifecycle.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 560
   Development Methodologies.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 573
   Change Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 580
   Database Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 582
   Programming Languages, Secure Coding Guidelines, and Standards.. . . 588
   Exam Prep Questions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 599
   Answers to Exam Prep Questions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 603
   Need to Know More?.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 605
Practice Exam I.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 607
Practice Exam II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 621
Answers to Practice Exam I.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 635
Answers to Practice Exam II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 651
Glossary.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 667


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Pearson may use third party web trend analytical services, including Google Analytics, to collect visitor information, such as IP addresses, browser types, referring pages, pages visited and time spent on a particular site. While these analytical services collect and report information on an anonymous basis, they may use cookies to gather web trend information. The information gathered may enable Pearson (but not the third party web trend services) to link information with application and system log data. Pearson uses this information for system administration and to identify problems, improve service, detect unauthorized access and fraudulent activity, prevent and respond to security incidents, appropriately scale computing resources and otherwise support and deliver this site and its services.

Cookies and Related Technologies

This site uses cookies and similar technologies to personalize content, measure traffic patterns, control security, track use and access of information on this site, and provide interest-based messages and advertising. Users can manage and block the use of cookies through their browser. Disabling or blocking certain cookies may limit the functionality of this site.

Do Not Track

This site currently does not respond to Do Not Track signals.

Security


Pearson uses appropriate physical, administrative and technical security measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure.

Children


This site is not directed to children under the age of 13.

Marketing


Pearson may send or direct marketing communications to users, provided that

  • Pearson will not use personal information collected or processed as a K-12 school service provider for the purpose of directed or targeted advertising.
  • Such marketing is consistent with applicable law and Pearson's legal obligations.
  • Pearson will not knowingly direct or send marketing communications to an individual who has expressed a preference not to receive marketing.
  • Where required by applicable law, express or implied consent to marketing exists and has not been withdrawn.

Pearson may provide personal information to a third party service provider on a restricted basis to provide marketing solely on behalf of Pearson or an affiliate or customer for whom Pearson is a service provider. Marketing preferences may be changed at any time.

Correcting/Updating Personal Information


If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as your postal address or email address), we provide a way to correct or update that user's personal data provided to us. This can be done on the Account page. If a user no longer desires our service and desires to delete his or her account, please contact us at customer-service@informit.com and we will process the deletion of a user's account.

Choice/Opt-out


Users can always make an informed choice as to whether they should proceed with certain services offered by Adobe Press. If you choose to remove yourself from our mailing list(s) simply visit the following page and uncheck any communication you no longer want to receive: www.pearsonitcertification.com/u.aspx.

Sale of Personal Information


Pearson does not rent or sell personal information in exchange for any payment of money.

While Pearson does not sell personal information, as defined in Nevada law, Nevada residents may email a request for no sale of their personal information to NevadaDesignatedRequest@pearson.com.

Supplemental Privacy Statement for California Residents


California residents should read our Supplemental privacy statement for California residents in conjunction with this Privacy Notice. The Supplemental privacy statement for California residents explains Pearson's commitment to comply with California law and applies to personal information of California residents collected in connection with this site and the Services.

Sharing and Disclosure


Pearson may disclose personal information, as follows:

  • As required by law.
  • With the consent of the individual (or their parent, if the individual is a minor)
  • In response to a subpoena, court order or legal process, to the extent permitted or required by law
  • To protect the security and safety of individuals, data, assets and systems, consistent with applicable law
  • In connection the sale, joint venture or other transfer of some or all of its company or assets, subject to the provisions of this Privacy Notice
  • To investigate or address actual or suspected fraud or other illegal activities
  • To exercise its legal rights, including enforcement of the Terms of Use for this site or another contract
  • To affiliated Pearson companies and other companies and organizations who perform work for Pearson and are obligated to protect the privacy of personal information consistent with this Privacy Notice
  • To a school, organization, company or government agency, where Pearson collects or processes the personal information in a school setting or on behalf of such organization, company or government agency.

Links


This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects Personal Information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.

Requests and Contact


Please contact us about this Privacy Notice or if you have any requests or questions relating to the privacy of your personal information.

Changes to this Privacy Notice


We may revise this Privacy Notice through an updated posting. We will identify the effective date of the revision in the posting. Often, updates are made to provide greater clarity or to comply with changes in regulatory requirements. If the updates involve material changes to the collection, protection, use or disclosure of Personal Information, Pearson will provide notice of the change through a conspicuous notice on this site or other appropriate way. Continued use of the site after the effective date of a posted revision evidences acceptance. Please contact us if you have questions or concerns about the Privacy Notice or any objection to any revisions.

Last Update: November 17, 2020