Saturday, May 12, 2012

5 Challenging Industrial Security Professional Exam Questions

Try these 5 challenging questions from Red Bike Publishing's "ISP Certification-The Industrial Security Professional Exam Manual", by Jeffrey W. Bennett, ISP, SFPC.

1. A facility at which only one person is assigned shall establish procedures for CSA notification
after _____ or _____.
a. Death, incapacitation
b. Termination, resignation
c. Compromise, unauthorized disclosure
d. Bomb threat, natural disaster
e. New hire, replacement

2. Contractors shall conduct formal self inspections at intervals consistent with:
a. Risk management principals
b. DSS inspection dates
c. FSO determination
d. Previous results
e. All of the above

3. Concerning the Information Sensitivity Matrix for confidentiality, what qualifiers match the
Basic level of concern?
a. TOP SECRET and SECRET Restricted Data
b. Confidential
c. SECRET and SECRET Restricted Data

4. In the Protection Profile Table for Integrity, which Backup and Restoration of Data is required for
a. Backup 1
b. Backup 2
c. Backup 3
d. Backup 5
e. Backup 6

5. Pure servers are systems with which of the following characteristics?
a. User code is present on the system
b. All users can access the system
c. The system provides non-interactive services to clients
d. The risk of attack against the Security Support Structure is high
e. The hardware providing network services doesn’t meet security requirements

6. The _____ has the authority to create or discontinue SAP’s.
a. NSA
b. DoD
c. DNI
d. DOA
e. GCA


1. a
2. a
3. b
4. c
5. c
6. c

Jeffrey W. Bennett, ISP is the owner of Red Bike Publishing Red Bike Publishing . Jeff is an accomplished writer of non-fiction books, novels and periodicals. He also owns Red bike Publishing. Published books include: "Get Rich in a Niche-Insider's Guide to Self Publishing in a Specialized Industry" and "Commitment-A Novel". Jeff is an expert in security and has written many security books including: "Insider's Guide to Security Clearances" and "DoD Security Clearances and Contracts Guidebook", "ISP Certification-The Industrial Security Professional Exam Manual", and NISPOM/FSO Training" See Red Bike Publishing for print copies of: Army Leadership, The Ranger Handbook, The Army Physical Readiness Manual, Drill and Ceremonies, The ITAR,and The NISPOM

No comments: